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PHY198H1
Physics at the Cutting Edge

Official description

A limited enrollment seminar course for First Year Science students interested in current research in Physics.  Students will meet active researchers studying the universe from the centre of the earth to the edge of the cosmos.  Topics may range from string theory to experimental biological physics, from climate change to quantum computing, from superconductivity to earthquakes.  The course may involve both individual and group work, essays and oral presentations.  Restricted to first-year students.  Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Prerequisite
PHY151H1
Co-requisite
PHY152H1, MAT137Y1/MAT157Y1
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
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Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY198H1
session
winter
year of study
1st year
time and location
24L: LEC0101: R2-4, Room: MP606 In Person LEC9101: R2-4, Online Synchronous 18T: R4-5, Room: MP102 (Colloquium) (subject to change if Colloquium is modified) At this time, the University has not made a final decision about course delivery for the Winter 2021 term. The Faculty of Arts & Science will be updating Winter term course delivery information based on public health guidelines.
Course URL
https://www.physics.utor…
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.