by Michael Fowler
Publisher: University of Virginia 2008
Number of pages: 168
This website contains the complete set of lecture notes for Physics 252, the fourth semester of our four-semester Introductory Physics course for physics majors. This course traces in some detail just how the new ideas developed. We examine the experimental and theoretical paradoxes that forced thinking out of the traditional path.
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