Thermo homework, week of 18 September

I took out one problem from the schedule. We’re oh so close to having all of the material necessary for this homework set that I’m . . . → Read More: Thermo homework, week of 18 September


I’ve been asked if I can recommend any normal-people books on particle physics. I do this in my ISP class and here is a part . . . → Read More: Books

okay. we will delay

The homework for chapter 2 will be due on Friday at the beginning of class. We’ll still do the workshop tuesday.

That is all,

The . . . → Read More: okay. we will delay

delay homework?

Would you like to make the deadline for this homework set be the beginning of class friday, rather than wednesday? I enjoyed myself too much . . . → Read More: delay homework?

Our computers were down and now we’re back

I maintain a large computing system for the LHC ATLAS experiment and last night about 7pm we had our second leak in our large cooling . . . → Read More: Our computers were down and now we’re back

a relativistic calculator

For problems in which the decimal places are many… you might appreciate a calculator for relativistic beta, speed, gamma, etc.

Here’s one:

If you . . . → Read More: a relativistic calculator

“D1” and “D2” questions

The two derivations that I asked you to complete are now in the form of specific questions in the homework part of the website.

That . . . → Read More: “D1” and “D2” questions

tutor list

As promised, I got a list of tutors for physics classes:

Name Email Phone # Courses Cost Per Hour Abhilash Nair Licenced High School Teacher . . . → Read More: tutor list

our template weeks – a change

We agreed today that I would change the order of events for each Mon-Fri:

Mon, Wed, and Fri will be regular lectures

Tue will be . . . → Read More: our template weeks – a change

PHY215 Tutors

Some of you might be interested in tutors. The department is working on a list for PHY215 and I’m told by Friday this might be . . . → Read More: PHY215 Tutors