PHYS 150 - Physics of Societal Issues

Semesters Offered

Physics of Societal IssuesPHYS150A39193LEC30930 - 1050 T R  151 Loomis Laboratory Jeffrey P Filippini

Official Description

Physics topics and applications relevant in the modern world: energy, quantum mechanics, electricity and magnetism, nuclear physics, waves, light, and outer space. Application to satellites, alternative energy, medical imaging, radiation, nuclear weapons, climate change, and electronics. Emphasis on analytical thinking and the applicability to modern societal issues.


3 hours


This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for a Physical Sciences course.