Topic 
Description 
Author 
Format 
Antimatter html
pdf

Course notes from a onehour class on antimatter for upperyear
liberal arts students. (172k/203k) 
David M. Harrison 
html and pdf 
Black Hole Thermodynamics html
pdf 
Course notes from a onehour class on black hole thermodynamics
for upperyear liberal arts students. (25k/47k) 
David M. Harrison 
html and pdf 
Chaos html pdf 
A nontechnical introduction to chaotic systems, based on a onehour
class given to undergraduate students at a variety of levels. (164k/115k) 
David M. Harrison 
html and pdf 
Dimension html
pdf 
A brief nontechnical discussion of measuring dimensionality, including
noninteger dimensionality. Also linked to from the Chaos document.
(26k/45k) 
David M. Harrison 
html and pdf 
Entropy and the Number of Sentient Beings in the Universe 
A paper from 1982 attempting to calculate the number of sentient beings in the universe from the Second Law of Thermodynamics (186k) 
David Harrison 
pdf 
High Energy Physics html
pdf 
An overview of high energy physics at a nontechnical level. Some
of the material is nontraditional. (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 onehour class on mirror symmetry for upperyear
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 nontechnical 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 