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2013-2014 University Catalog 
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PY 460 - Topics in Contemporary Physics

A seminar course detailing discoveries in 20th- and 21st-century physics, including nuclear physics, quantum physics, atomic theory, and particle physics. The course covers topics such as radioactivity, fission, fusion, nuclear energy, fundamental particles, wave/particle duality, and modern cosmology. It also addresses the ethical, human, and environmental implications of contemporary physics.
2 class hrs

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: PY 301)

Credits: 2