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Reading assignment

Ch. 24 of “Bad Astronomy” (available online through the library)

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Homework

Assignment: 1. Reanalyze one of the scenes from “Eraser” where someone fires a railgun. This time, treat it as an impulse problem to figure out how much force the gun would exert on the shooter when fired. 2. Calculate the … Continue reading

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Syllabus

I will provide you with a copy of the syllabus for this course on the first day of class, but if you ever want to find it online, it is available at http://fragilep.people.cofc.edu/teaching/fyse130_syllabus.pdf

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Welcome!

Welcome to FYSE 130 – “Physics in Film!” This is my sixth time teaching this course and it seems like it’s more fun every time! I’m looking forward to meeting the new students this week and having some fun discussions about … Continue reading

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