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Revolutions in 20th Century Physics (27807) | Dr. Boaz Tamir

 The purpose of the course is to present the students with the two most important physical theories of the 20th century, the theory of relativity and the theory of quantum mechanics. Both theories will be discussed against the background of the Newtonian mechanism of the 19th century so to clarify the philosophical and scientific revolutionary ideas cast by them