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  • Chris D'Andrea (2019-01)
    This is the second half (along with ASTR205) of a two-semester sequence required for astronomy and astrophysics majors. In this half we will build upon what was learned in the previous semester and move on to galaxies, ...
  • Walter Smith (2019-01)
    Physics 105/115 and 106 together constitute an introduction to physics that is suitable for students who are considering majors in the natural sciences, especially physics, astronomy, chemistry, math, or computer science. ...
  • Kevin Setter (2019-01)
    In Physics 325, we study Particle Physics and aspects of Quantum Field Theory. On the one hand, we consider the fundamental tools of particle dynamics: the spectrum and interaction vertices of the Standard Model; decay ...
  • Kevin Setter (2019-01)
    In Physics 102, we study electrical and magnetic phenomena, with an emphasis on applications in the life sciences. Indeed, electromagnetism is fundamental for life. For instance, organisms sense their environments by ...
  • Karen Masters (2019-01)
    Astro 341 consists primarily of several observing projects that involve using the CCD camera on the 16" Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope (located in the large dome of the Strawbridge Observatory), techniques of data mining ...
  • Karen Masters (2019-01)
    This half-credit course is intended for prospective physical science majors with an interest in recent developments in astrophysics. Topics in modern astrophysics will be viewed in the context of underlying physical ...
  • Walter Smith (2019-01)
    Physics 301 is intended to be an experimental exploration of quantum physics. Through experiments, written reports, oral reports, and other assessments we will strive to develop: • The tools to communicate effectively ...

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