8.297 Physics of the 21st Century

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Students study four topics in depth from themes of current interest over the course of the term. Topic examples include Bose-Einstein condensates, dark energy, neutrino interactions, superconductivity, photonics, semiconductor nanostructures, exoplanets, and space plasmas.

This class has 8.033, 8.044, 8.05, and 8.13 as prerequisites.

8.297 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by P. Fisher.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the MIT Department of Physics site.

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