Theoretical Physics

May 18, 2020 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room

Instructor: James Beaupre

This class will explore the puzzles, adventures, and ideas of physics and examine how our view of the universe has evolved. Original sources and anecdotes will serve as illustrations whenever possible. Topics for the classes are Introduction, Action Principle, Relativity and the Speed of Light, Entropy and Information, Quantum Theory, Central Mysteries, Quantum Field Theory, Standard Model, and Effects of Physics on Everyday Life.