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Lecture : What holds our world together
By Walter Lewin | Electricity and Magnetism
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Course Description
In addition to the basic concepts of Electromagnetism, a vast variety of interesting topics are covered in this course: Lightning, Pacemakers, Electric Shock Treatment, Electrocardiograms, Metal Detectors, Musical Instruments, Magnetic Levitation, Bullet Trains, Electric Motors, Radios, TV, Car Coils, Superconductivity, Aurora Borealis, Rainbows, Radio Telescopes, Interferometers, Particle Accelerators (a.k.a. Atom Smashers or Colliders), Mass Spectrometers, Red Sunsets, Blue Skies, Haloes around Sun and Moon, Color Perception, Doppler Effect, Big-Bang Cosmology.
Courses Index
1 : Physics I : Classical Mechanics   (Walter Lewin / MIT)
2 : Vibrations and Waves   (Walter Lewin / MIT)
3 : Exploring Black Holes: General Relativity & Astrophysics   (Edmund Bertschinger / MIT)
4 : Fundamentals of Physics I   (Ramamurti Shankar / Yale)
5 : Fundamentals of Physics II   (Ramamurti Shankar / Yale)
6 : Frontiers-Controversies in Astrophysics   (Charles Bailyn / Yale)
7 : Physics 210–General Physics I   (Robert Riggs / University of Missouri)
8 : Physics 220 – General Physics II   (Robert Riggs / University of Missouri)
9 : Physics 240: For Scientists & Engineers - I   (Jerzy Wrobel / University of Missouri)
10 : Physics 250: For Scientists & Engineers - II   (Jerzy Wrobel / University of Missouri)
11 : Quantum Entanglements   (Leonard Susskind / Stanford)
12 : Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics   (Leonard Susskind / Stanford)
13 : Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics   (Leonard Susskind / Stanford)
14 : Modern Physics: Special Relativity   (Leonard Susskind / Stanford)
15 : Modern Physics: Einsteins Theory   (Leonard Susskind / Stanford)
16 : Modern Physics: Cosmology   (Leonard Susskind / Stanford)
17 : Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics   (Leonard Susskind / Stanford)
18 : Particle Physics   (Leonard Susskind / Stanford)
19 : Homework Help for Electricity and Magnetism   (Walter Lewin / MIT)
20 : Physics I: Homework Help for Classical Mechanics   (Walter Lewin / MIT)
21 : Physics for Future Presidents   (Richard Muller / Berkeley)
22 : Introduction to Astrophysics   (Joshua Simon Bloom / Berkeley)