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Course, academic year 2018/2019
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Physics as an Adventure of Discovery - NPOZ008
Title in English: Fyzika jako dobrodružství poznání
Guaranteed by: Institute of Theoretical Physics (32-UTF)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2018
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Note: you can enroll for the course repeatedly
Guarantor: prof. RNDr. Jiří Podolský, CSc., DSc.
prof. RNDr. Pavel Cejnar, DSc.
prof. RNDr. Pavel Krtouš, Ph.D.
Classification: Physics > General Subjects
Annotation -
Last update: G_F (14.05.2014)
A series of lectures devoted to the key concepts that represent milestones in the development of physics and constitute its present foundations. The lectures stem from the tradition of the seminar Philosophical Problems of Physics. Recommended to undergraduate physics students, but may be attended also by other Charles University students.
Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: prof. RNDr. Jiří Podolský, CSc., DSc. (13.10.2017)

Požadavkem pro získání zápočtu je více než 2/3 účast na přednáškách.

Literature -
Last update: prof. RNDr. Pavel Krtouš, Ph.D. (21.01.2016)

Albert Einstein a Leopold Infeld: Fyzika jako dobrodružství poznání (německy a anglicky 1938; český překlad 1945 a 2000, Aurora, Praha).

Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton a Matthew Sands: Feynmanovy přednášky z fyziky (1964-65; český překlad 2000, Fragment, Praha).

Julian B. Barbour: The Discovery of Dynamics (2001, Oxford University Press, Oxford).

Kip S. Thorne: Černé díry a zborcený čas (1994; český překlad 2004, MF, Praha).

Frank Wilczek a Betsy Devineová: Longing for the Harmonies: Themes and Variations from Modern Physics (1989, Norton, New York).

Roger Penrose: The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds and The Laws of Physics (1989, Oxford University Press, Oxford).

Ivan Štoll: Dějiny fyziky (2009, Prometheus, Praha).

Syllabus -
Last update: prof. RNDr. Pavel Krtouš, Ph.D. (30.01.2019)

cyklus 2019

prof. P. Krtouš:

Story of inertia and gravitation

prof. P. Cejnar:

Quantum world

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