University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 4121W.001

History of 20th-Century Physics

Session: Spring 2018 (1/16-5/04)
Instructor: Michel Janssen (e-mail: janss011 @
Time: 1640 Th
Location: Keller Hall 3-115

The transition from classical to modern physics (relativity, quantum) and its architects (from Planck and Einstein to Heisenberg and Schrodinger). The WWII bomb projects in the US and in Germany. Post-war developments (solid state, particle physics).

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