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Master Math: Essential Physics by David Allen Lawrence, Debra Anne Ross Lawrence

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Chapter 14INTRODUCTION TO THE “FUN STUFF”

14.1. Special Relativity

14.2. General Relativity

14.3. The Atom and an Introduction to Quantum

14.4. Dark Energy and Dark Matter

14.5. Key Concepts and Practice Problems

“When a blind beetle crawls over the surface of a curved branch, it doesn’t notice that the track it has covered is indeed curved. I was lucky enough to notice what the beetle didn’t notice.

Attributed to Albert Einstein

“Anyone who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it.”

Attributed to Niels Bohr

• “Modern” physics includes the discoveries of the Twentieth century which went beyond Newtonian explanations of our clearly visible reality into a strange yet very real though unseen reality. Modern physics examines the very ...

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