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Fall 2017
Jul 21, 2019
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PHYS 0111 - Are There Extra Dimensions Under Your Bed?
Discusses some of the most exciting questions confronting contemporary physical science in a fashion suitable for both humanists and scientists. What are particles, antiparticles, superstrings, and black holes? How are space and time related? How are mass and gravity related to space and time? Do we live in a three-dimensional world, or are there extra dimensions? The seminar will address such questions with conceptual explanations based upon current research on campus, and highlight the experiments at the energy frontier, being carried out by the world's largest scientific instrument to-date, the Large Hadron Collider, located in Geneva, Switzerland. Enrollment limited to 20 first year students. FYS WRIT
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Extra Credit Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Primary Meeting

Physics Department

Course Attributes:
First Year Seminar, Writing - Designated Courses

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Semester Level 02
      Semester Level 01

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