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Modern Physics

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Introduction to Modern Physics.
Quantization of Energy Part 1: Blackbody Radiation and the Ultraviolet Catastrophe.
Quantization of Energy Part 2: Photons, Electrons, and Wave-Particle Duality.
The Double-Slit Experiment.
Quantum Mechanics and the Schrödinger Equation.
The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Part 1: Position/Momentum and Schrödinger's Cat.
The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Part 2: Energy/Time and Quantum Fluctuation.
Special Relativity Part 1: From Galileo to Einstein.
Special Relativity Part 2: Time Dilation and the Twin Paradox.
Special Relativity Part 3: Length Contraction.
Special Relativity Part 4: Mass-Energy Equivalence or E = mc².
General Relativity: The Curvature of Spacetime.
Quantum Electrodynamics (QED).
Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD).
The Standard Model of Particle Physics.
Quantum Gravity and Gravitons: The Search for a Theory of Everything.
The Future of Space Travel: Fusion Engines, Warp Drives, and Wormholes.
Position and Momentum Operators in Quantum Mechanics.
Wavefunction Properties, Normalization, and Expectation Values.
Unpacking the Schrödinger Equation.
Particle in a Box Part 1: Solving the Schrödinger Equation.
Particle in a Box Part 2: Interpreting the Results.
The Quantum Barrier Potential Part 1: Quantum Tunneling.
The Quantum Barrier Potential Part 2: Defining the Transmission and Reflection Coefficients.

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