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

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

Label
Einstein's relativity and the quantum revolution : Modern physics for non-scientists
Title
Einstein's relativity and the quantum revolution
Title remainder
Modern physics for non-scientists
Statement of responsibility
Richard Wolfson
Title variation
Modern physics for non-scientists
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Takes the listener 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
Member of
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
Literary text for sound recordings
  • instruction
  • lectures speeches
PerformerNote
Lecturer : Professor Richard Wolfson, Middlebury College
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Teaching Company
Series statement
Great courses Compact disc
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  • Einstein, Albert
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Space and time
  • Quantum theory
Label
Einstein's relativity and the quantum revolution : Modern physics for non-scientists, Richard Wolfson, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • In 2 containers
Accompanying material
2 course guidebooks (71 pages 71 pages).
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1: Lecture 1. Time travel, tunneling, tennis, and tea -- Lecture 2. Heaven and earth, place and motion -- Lecture 3. The clockwork universe -- Lecture 4. Let there be light! -- Lecture 5. Speed c relative to what? -- Lecture 6. Earth and the ether: A crisis in physics -- Lecture 7. Einstein to the rescue -- Lecture 8. Uncommon sense: Stretching time -- Lecture 9. Muons and time-traveling twins -- Lecture 10. Escaping contradiction- Simultaneity is relative -- Lecture 11. Faster than light? Past, future, and elsewhere -- Lecture 12. What about E=mc2, and is everything relative? --pt. 2: Lecture 13. A problem of gravity -- Lecture 14. Curved spacetime -- Lecture 15. Black holes -- Lecture 16. Into the heart of matter -- Lecture 17. Enter the quantum -- Lecture 18. Wave or particle? -- Lecture 19. Quantum uncertainty- Farewell to determinism -- Lecture 20. Particle or wave? -- Lecture 21. Quantum weirdness and Schrödinger's cat -- Lecture 22. The particle zoo -- Lecture 23. Cosmic connections -- Lecture 24. Toward a theory of everything
Control code
ocm46543730
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
CD edition ; Second edition.
Extent
12 audio discs (approximately 720 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565852808
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
530.11 W833E [PT. #] ; P ; XX-CDNF ; 6CD 1AW 1PM (per Part) ; SA ; CDMS ; ADCD0608 ; CNC ; 1004 ; pb.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 153
  • 153-01
  • 153-02
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 46543730
  • (Sirsi) 46543730
  • (OCoLC)46543730
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Einstein's relativity and the quantum revolution : Modern physics for non-scientists, Richard Wolfson, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • In 2 containers
Accompanying material
2 course guidebooks (71 pages 71 pages).
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1: Lecture 1. Time travel, tunneling, tennis, and tea -- Lecture 2. Heaven and earth, place and motion -- Lecture 3. The clockwork universe -- Lecture 4. Let there be light! -- Lecture 5. Speed c relative to what? -- Lecture 6. Earth and the ether: A crisis in physics -- Lecture 7. Einstein to the rescue -- Lecture 8. Uncommon sense: Stretching time -- Lecture 9. Muons and time-traveling twins -- Lecture 10. Escaping contradiction- Simultaneity is relative -- Lecture 11. Faster than light? Past, future, and elsewhere -- Lecture 12. What about E=mc2, and is everything relative? --pt. 2: Lecture 13. A problem of gravity -- Lecture 14. Curved spacetime -- Lecture 15. Black holes -- Lecture 16. Into the heart of matter -- Lecture 17. Enter the quantum -- Lecture 18. Wave or particle? -- Lecture 19. Quantum uncertainty- Farewell to determinism -- Lecture 20. Particle or wave? -- Lecture 21. Quantum weirdness and Schrödinger's cat -- Lecture 22. The particle zoo -- Lecture 23. Cosmic connections -- Lecture 24. Toward a theory of everything
Control code
ocm46543730
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
CD edition ; Second edition.
Extent
12 audio discs (approximately 720 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565852808
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
530.11 W833E [PT. #] ; P ; XX-CDNF ; 6CD 1AW 1PM (per Part) ; SA ; CDMS ; ADCD0608 ; CNC ; 1004 ; pb.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 153
  • 153-01
  • 153-02
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 46543730
  • (Sirsi) 46543730
  • (OCoLC)46543730
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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