not offered this year!
The Physics of Science Fiction and Gaming
The Physics of time travel, teleportation, levitation, invisibility, special effects, and other physics related topics found in literature, film, and gaming. The course will analyze the realism of physical phenomena in these media, and consider the impact of these concepts on science and society.
( PHY202H1 is primarily intended as a Breadth Requirement course for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences with no university-level background in physics. Any student with university-level credit in physics, including students with secondary school transfer credits in physics is ineligible to take this course).
- Any PHY course taken previously or concurrently (except PHY196H1/ PHY197H1/ PHY198H1/ PHY199H1/ PHY100H1/ PHY205H1/ PHY207H1)
- Recommended preparation
optional: Physics Concepts and Connections 5th ed by Hobson
- Breadth requirement
- Distribution requirement
PHY202H1 is primarily intended as a Breadth Requirement course for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
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