"It doesn't take an Einstein to understand modern physics," says Professor Wolfson at the outset of these 24 lectures on what may be the most important subjects in the universe: relativity and quantum physics. Both have reputations for complexity. But the basic ideas behind them are, in fact, simple and comprehensible by anyone. These dynamic and illuminating lectures begin with a brief overview of theories of physical reality starting with Aristotle and culminating in Newtonian or "classical" physics.
"Great primer for hard SF fans and physics laymen"
A short conversation between the famous author and the famous actor and director who adapted The War of the Worlds for radio. The program was originally broadcast on KTSA, San Antonio, Texas.
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