Symmetry & Conservation Laws

Symmetry & Conservation Laws

Lecture 13 of 24

Downloadable Audiobook - 2003
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This Lecture: What does symmetry mean to a physicist? Pretty much what it means to you: an aesthetic property of a system, a pattern that appears the same when viewed from different perspectives. The Course: In Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos, Professor Steven Pollock translates the language of the remarkable science that, in only 100 years, has unlocked the secrets of the basic forces of nature. You will become familiar with the fundamental particles that make up all matter, from the tiniest microbe to the sun and stars. All Lectures: 1. Nature of Physics 2. Standard Model of Particle Physics 3. Pre-History of Particle Physics 4. Birth of Modern Physics 5. Quantum Mechanics Gets Serious 6. New Particles & New Technologies 7. Weak Interactions & the Neutrino 8. Accelerators & Particle Explosion 9. Particle "Zoo" 10. Fields & Forces 11. "Three Quarks for Muster Mark" 12. From Quarks to QCD 13. Symmetry & Conservation Laws 14. Broken Symmetry, Shattered Mirrors 15. November Revolution of 1974 16. A New Generation 17. Weak Forces & the Standard Model 18. Greatest Success Story in Physics 19. The Higgs Particle 20. Solar Neutrino Puzzle 21. Back to the Future (1) - Experiments to Come 22. Back to the Future (2) - Puzzles & Progress 23. Really Big Stuff - The Origin of the Universe 24. Looking Back & Looking Forward
Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2003
Edition: Unabridged
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Pollock, Steven
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