Special Topics in Physics:

PREREQUISITE: PHYS-UA 123 MINIMUM GRADE OF "C" OR PERMISSION OF THE INSTRUCTOR.

This course is recommended for first-semester students who have decided to major in physics or who are contemplating doing so. This course provides a taste of things to come for students who are attracted to the physics major because of the challenging concepts of contemporary physics, whereas the first two years of the major are typically devoted to classical dynamics and electromagnetism. Topics include quantum entanglement, quantum information, black holes, gravitational radiation, the big bang etc. Although this course is non-calculus, it assumes mastery of basic algebra and is conceptually challenging. For permission to enroll, please contact Bill LePage, wlp1@nyu.edu; office phone (212) 998-7704

Covers advanced topics or recent developments in physics. Detailed course descriptions are made available when topics are announced.

Course Information

PHYS-UA 800

Undergraduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

1
Gregory Gabadadze
MW: 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM 726B 1045
1
Nityasri Mandyam Doddamane
MW: 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM 726B 1045
1
Frank Moscatelli
MW: 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM 726B 1045