University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 4121W.001

History of 20th-Century Physics

Session: Spring 2017 (1/17-5/05)
Instructor: Michel Janssen (e-mail: janss011 @
Time: 1640 Th
Location: Mechanical Engineering 102

Experimental and theoretical discoveries in 20th-century physics (birth of modern physics, special theory of relativity, old and new quantum theories, nuclear physics to WWII) within the context of concurrent educational, institutional, and political developments in Europe and the United States.

prereq: general physics or instr consent

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