STS.042J Einstein, Oppenheimer, Feynman: Physics in the 20th Century
Explores the changing roles of physics and physicists during the 20th century. Topics range from relativity theory and quantum mechanics to high-energy physics and cosmology. Examines the development of modern physics within shifting institutional, cultural, and political contexts, such as physics in Imperial Britain, Nazi Germany, US efforts during World War II, and physicists' roles during the Cold War. Enrollment limited.
This class has no prerequisites.
STS.042J will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by D. I. Kaiser.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
You can find more information at the MIT STS: Class Schedule site.
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