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The Resource Einstein's relativity & the quantum revolution : modern physics for non-scientists, Richard Wolfson, (sound recording)

Einstein's relativity & the quantum revolution : modern physics for non-scientists, Richard Wolfson, (sound recording)

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Einstein's relativity & the quantum revolution : modern physics for non-scientists
Title
Einstein's relativity & the quantum revolution
Title remainder
modern physics for non-scientists
Statement of responsibility
Richard Wolfson
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Takes the viewer from the early study of motion through the path of modern discovery of relativity, quantum phenomena and the consequences of these discoveries for our understanding of space, time and the universe
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Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
VIA
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Wolfson, Richard
Dewey number
530.11
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
QC173.58
LC item number
.W65 2001b
Literary text for sound recordings
  • instruction
  • lectures speeches
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Richard Wolfson
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Series statement
The Great courses Compact disc
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  • Einstein, Albert
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Space and time
  • Quantum theory
Label
Einstein's relativity & the quantum revolution : modern physics for non-scientists, Richard Wolfson, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • 24 lectures on 12 discs
  • In 2 containers
Accompanying material
2 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • pt. 1: disc 1. Time travel, tunneling, tennis, and tea ; Heaven and earth, place and motion -- disc 2. The clockwork universe ; Let there be light! -- disc 3. Speed c relative to what? ; Earth and the ether: a crisis in physics -- disc 4. Einstein to the rescue ; Uncommon sense: stretching time -- disc 5. Muons and time-traveling twins ; Escaping contradiction: simultaneity is relative -- disc 6. Faster than light? Past, future, and elsewhere ; What about E=mc2, and is everything relative?
  • pt. 2. disc 7. A problem of gravity ; Curved spacetime -- disc 8. Black holes ; Into the heart of matter -- disc 9. Enter the quantum ; Wave or particle? -- disc 10. Quantum uncertainty: farewell to determinism ; Particle or wave? -- disc 11. Quantum weirdness and Schrödinger's cat ; The particle zoo -- disc 12. Cosmic connections ; Toward a theory of everything
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
12 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565852808
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
153
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46543730
  • 4235-59660
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Einstein's relativity & the quantum revolution : modern physics for non-scientists, Richard Wolfson, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • 24 lectures on 12 discs
  • In 2 containers
Accompanying material
2 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • pt. 1: disc 1. Time travel, tunneling, tennis, and tea ; Heaven and earth, place and motion -- disc 2. The clockwork universe ; Let there be light! -- disc 3. Speed c relative to what? ; Earth and the ether: a crisis in physics -- disc 4. Einstein to the rescue ; Uncommon sense: stretching time -- disc 5. Muons and time-traveling twins ; Escaping contradiction: simultaneity is relative -- disc 6. Faster than light? Past, future, and elsewhere ; What about E=mc2, and is everything relative?
  • pt. 2. disc 7. A problem of gravity ; Curved spacetime -- disc 8. Black holes ; Into the heart of matter -- disc 9. Enter the quantum ; Wave or particle? -- disc 10. Quantum uncertainty: farewell to determinism ; Particle or wave? -- disc 11. Quantum weirdness and Schrödinger's cat ; The particle zoo -- disc 12. Cosmic connections ; Toward a theory of everything
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
12 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565852808
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
153
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46543730
  • 4235-59660
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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