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Apollo 13

I’m torn this week. I would normally show 2001: A Space Odyssey at this point in the semester. It’s an absolutely classic film, which has been parodied so many times that even people who haven’t seen it know many of … Continue reading

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Ch. 4 homework

Problems #2 & 7 of Ch. 4 in Don’t Try this… Due: Oct. 16

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Reading assignment

Ch. 4 Don’t Try this at Home; Ch. 15 ISMP

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Avengers: Infinity War

Assignment: Although we must be willing to accept some flaunting of the laws of physics to truly enjoy any superhero movie, I still expect you, as students of physics, to be able to spot obvious flaws. For this week’s assignment, I … Continue reading

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Ch. 2 homework

Problems #1 & 3 of Ch. 2 in Don’t Try this… Due: Oct. 7

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Reading assignment

Ch. 2 Don’t Try this at Home; Ch. 5 & 6 ISMP

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While I’m gone…

I’m going to be gone on 9/18 and 9/20. Rather than cancel class or have a guest lecturer, I’m going to have you watch two YouTube videos on the topics I would have talked about if I were here. The … Continue reading

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Ch. 3 homework

Problems #1 & 2 of Ch. 3 in Don’t Try this… Due: Sep. 23

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Ch. 1 homework

Problem #1 OR #2 in “Don’t Try This…” Problem #3 OR #4 in “Don’t Try This…” Due: Sep. 13

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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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