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PHYS 1005 Physics: The Simple Laws That Govern the Universe


2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours; 3 credits
The development of physics, in historical context. Applications to everyday life. Laws of universal gravitation and the conservation of energy. Examination of a topic in modern physics in which these classical concepts are transformed, extended, and/or applied. Until Fall 2020 Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core Scientific World requirement. Starting Fall 2020 Satisfies Pathways Required Core Life and Physical Sciences requirement. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Physics 0.1 or 1100 or 1112 or 1150 or 1.6, Integrated Science 1 or Core Studies 7.2 or CORC 1331.)