"Why I teach my students things that are incorrect" S. Haan

How important are problems assignments?

Einstein - pedagogical impedence mismatch

October 2004

"Whence the Force of F=ma?" by Nobelist Frank Wilczek.

Medieval note-taking

The "discovery" of Italy

Attraction and repulsion of neutral atoms

Atoms observable to all - STM

Birth, life, and death of ions

X-rays on a water surface (pdf)

Atomic theory becomes atomic fact: Einstein & Brownian motion

Einstein's dissertation

Einstein, Ann. Phys. Chim.

Atoms now observable to all - STM Gallery

Seeing patterns & making up stories - Stephen Jay Gould

It takes a whole universe

Mach's Principle: every interaction involves the entire universe

Electron-Positron events

Positrons and the PET scan

e-p pair creation & annihilation

One universal electron travelling reversibly in time

Feynman's Nobel recollections PDF HTML

Interview with Sam Ting

Let there be light: take the rest of the week off!

Laplace: A life in exact science

Cometary orbit

Laplace's prediction of the black hole

John Michell's prediction of the black hole

When was the Big Bang?

Ultimate limits: the Planck Length

Precise measurement of time?

Position probability density of traffic (1)

traffic (2)

traffic (3)

Confined particle, SHO, planetary orbit

Kepler's 2nd law

Nature is sums, not integrals

Fermat's principle applet

Dynamics

Explore all paths until measurement

Interactive Java applets

Exercise

Solution

Feynman and least action

Least action and EBK quantization

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