Lectures on Physics
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Light and Matter
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Index
Editorial
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Preface
Newtonian Physics
Conservation Laws
Vibration and Waves
Electricity
Optics
Modern Physics
Relativity
Rules of Randomness
Rules of Randomness
Randomness Isn’t Random
Calculating Randomness
Probability Distributions
Exponential Decay and HalfLife
Applications of Calculus
Examples
Looking for tall basketball
players
C Dating
Radioactive contamination
at Chernobyl
The hot potato
Probability distribution
for radioactive decay
Average lifetime
Summary
Homework Problems
Light as a Particle
Matter as a Wave
The Atom
Exercises
Appendix
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