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Astronomy Education, Cosmic Time and Distance, Cosmology, Exoplanets, Fundamentals, Galaxies, Historical Astronomy, Instrumentation, Milky Way, Solar System, Space Exploration, Stars, The Sun

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Oscillations & Waves

Acoustics, General, Instruments, Oscillations, Resonance, Sound Reproduction, Wave Motion

Quantum Physics

General, Foundations and Measurements, Probability, Waves, and Interference, Bound State Systems, Scattering and Unbound Systems, Quantization, Symmetries in Quantum Mechanics, Spin and Finite Dimensional Systems, Multi-particle Systems, Approximation Techniques, Entanglement and Quantum Information, Quantum Experiments, Quantum Field Theory, Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

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Education Practices

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Fluid Mechanics

Dynamics of Fluids, General, Statics of Fluids, Surface Tension

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Algebra, Trig and Pre-cal, Vector Algebra, Calculus, Complex Variables, Coordinate Systems, Problem-Solving Techniques, Multivariable Calculus, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra and Tensors, Series and Functions, Numerical Analysis, Probability, Statistics, Non-linear Equations, Group Theory


Color, Diffraction, General, Geometrical Optics, Interference, Modern Optics, Photometry, Polarization, The Eye

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Galilean Relativity, Special Relativity, General Relativity, Reference Frames, Spacetime Fundamentals, Mathematics, History, Beyond Relativity, Miscellaneous