Miscellaneous Modern Physics

Topic  Description Author  Format
Antimatter html pdf Course notes from a one-hour class on antimatter for upper-year liberal arts students. (172k/203k) David M. Harrison html and pdf
Black Hole Thermodynamics html pdf Course notes from a one-hour class on black hole thermodynamics for upper-year liberal arts students. (25k/47k) David M. Harrison html and pdf
Chaos html pdf A non-technical introduction to chaotic systems, based on a one-hour class given to undergraduate students at a variety of levels. (164k/115k) David M. Harrison html and pdf
Dimension html pdf A brief non-technical discussion of measuring dimensionality, including non-integer dimensionality. Also linked to from the Chaos document. (26k/45k) David M. Harrison html and pdf
High Energy Physics html pdf An overview of high energy physics at a non-technical level. Some of the material is non-traditional. (172k/161k) David M. Harrison html and pdf
Life, Emerging Structures, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics A discussion of issues of life and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Includes a section on cellular automata, and a section on sustainable energy sources. (255k) David M. Harrison html
Mirror Symmetry html pdf Course notes from a one-hour class on mirror symmetry for upper-year liberal arts students. (399k/148k) David M. Harrison html and pdf
Nuclei and Particles Course notes, problems sets with answers, and tests from an introductory 3rd year course. (2k) David Bailey html
The Science of Hawking An overview of Stephen Hawking's contributions to black hole thermodynamics and cosmology. Originally written for a non-technical audience, it also includes a Primer on General Relativity and Cosmology. (32k) Pekka K. Sinervo html
What is the Universe Made Of? A discussion of the role of elementary particle physics in the study of cosmology. This are slides of a talk given to University of Toronto summer research undergraduate students in 1999. (2.5M) Robert S. Orr pdf

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