Physics and Astronomy

 

Recent Submissions

  • Chris D'Andrea (2018-09)
    Supernovae are the visible manifestations of the violent death of stars. For a brief moment in cosmic time, a single star has the astounding capacity to outshine an entire galaxy. With modern astronomical facilities these ...
  • Suzanne Amador Kane; Paul Throman; Kevin Setter (2018-09)
  • Kevin Setter (2018-09)
    Welcome to Physics 101! This semester, we study physics on the life scale: speeds much slower than a light ray and lengths longer than an atom but shorter than a galaxy. In the process, we will make everyday concepts ...
  • Ted Brzinski (2018-09)
    This course is designed to help you develop the skills to design, execute, and analyze significant experimental work. Course content may include experiments on fundamental techniques such as low-noise electronic measurements, ...
  • Karen Masters (2018-09)
    Astronomy 205 is the first half of a two-semester sequence (ASTR205 and ASTR206) required for astronomy and astrophysics majors. The first semester is a physical approach to the study of radiative processes, stars, and the ...
  • Suzanne Amador Kane; Andrea Lommen; Paul Thorman (2018-09)
    The Physics 211 laboratory has two main objectives: (1) to introduce you to basic skills in electronics, optics and thoughtful experimentation; and (2) to give you a chance to experience, firsthand, some of the phenomena ...