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PHY 103 - Great Ideas in Physics

Credits: 3
Introduces the nature of science to the nonscientist by emphasizing the concepts underlying four great ideas in physics: the conservation of energy, the second law of thermodynamics, the relativity of time, and the wave-particle duality of nature. Explores the mutual influence of science and the humanities (literature, philosophy, history, and the arts). Partially satisfies University Studies II:Approaches and Perspectives/Scientific Approaches to the Natural World.

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