Friday, October 3, 2008

Joy of Science and The Great Courses, Science and Mathematics

I borrowed the Joy of Science through the Plainsboro Public Library. Regan got a MS in Library Science from Rutgers.

Course Lecture Titles

1. The Nature of Science
2. The Scientific Method
3. The Ordered Universe
4. Celestial and Terrestrial Mechanics
5. Newton's Laws of Motion
6. Universal Gravitation
7. The Nature of Energy
8. The First Law of Thermodynamics
9. The Second Law of Thermodynamics
10. Entropy
11. Magnetism and Static Electricity
12. Electricity
13. Electromagnetism
14. The Electromagnetic Spectrum, Part I
15. The Electromagnetic Spectrum, Part II
16. Relativity
17. Atoms
18. The Bohr Atom
19. The Quantum World
20. The Periodic Table of the Elements
21. Introduction to Chemistry
22. The Chemistry of Carbon
23. States of Matter and Changes of State
24. Phase Transformations and Chemical Reactions
25. Properties of Materials
26. Semiconductors and Modern Microelectronics
27. Isotopes and Radioactivity
28. Nuclear Fission and Fusion Reactions
29. Astronomy
30. The Life Cycle of Stars
31. Edwin Hubble and the Discovery of Galaxies
32. The Big Bang
33. The Ultimate Structure of Matter
34. The Nebular Hypothesis
35. The Solar System
36. The Earth as a Planet
37. The Dynamic Earth
38. The Plate Tectonics Revolution
39. Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Plate Motions Today
40. Earth Cycles—Water
41. The Atmospheric Cycle
42. The Rock Cycle
43. What Is Life?
44. Strategies of Life
45. Life's Molecular Building Blocks
46. Proteins
47. Cells—The Chemical Factories of Life
48. Gregor Mendel, Founder of Genetics
49. The Discovery of DNA
50. The Genetic Code
51. Reading the Genetic Code
52. Genetic Engineering
53. Cancer and Other Genetic Diseases
54. The Chemical Evolution of Life
55. Biological Evolution—A Unifying Theme of Biology
56. The Fact of Evolution—The Fossil Record
57. Charles Darwin and the Theory of Natural Selection
58. Ecosystems and the Law of Unintended Consequences
59. The Ozone Hole, Acid Rain, and the Greenhouse Effect
60. Science, the Endless Frontier

These are more advanced.

Next PAASE meeting is at Ateneo de Manila University in July 2009.

See you there.

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Albert Einstein: Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian
Albert Einstein: Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian & Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition (Set)
Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective
Biology and Human Behavior: The Neurological Origins of Individuality, 2nd Edition
Biology: The Science of Life
Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition
Chaos & Dark Matter, Dark Energy (Set)
Dark Matter, Dark Energy & Superstring Theory (Set)
Dark Matter, Dark Energy: The Dark Side of the Universe
Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed Through Biography
Earth's Changing Climate
Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition
Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition & Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos (Set)
Explaining Social Deviance
Great Ideas of Classical Physics
Great Ideas of Psychology
Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World
High School Level—Algebra I
High School Level—Algebra II
High School Level—Basic Math
High School Level—Chemistry
High School Level—Geometry
High School Level—How to Become a SuperStar Student
History of Science: 1700–1900
History of Science: Antiquity to 1700
How the Earth Works
Human Prehistory and the First Civilizations
Introduction to Number Theory
Joy of Mathematics
Joy of Science
Joy of Science & Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution (Set)
Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas
Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear
My Favorite Universe
Nature of Earth: An Introduction to Geology
New Frontiers: Modern Perspectives on Our Solar System
New Frontiers: Modern Perspectives on Our Solar System & My Favorite Universe (Set)
Origins of Life
Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos
Philosophy of Science
Physics in Your Life
Queen of the Sciences: A History of Mathematics
Roots of Human Behavior
Science and Religion
Science in the 20th Century: A Social-Intellectual Survey
Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How They Know It
Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process
Superstring Theory: The DNA of Reality
The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal
Theories of Human Development
Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy
Understanding Genetics: DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications
Understanding the Brain
Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Understanding the Universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition
What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear
What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear & Meaning from Data (Set)
Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers

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