Sir Isaac Newton

Physics 496

Introduction to Physics Research few went to hear Him, & fewer yt understood him,
yt oftimes he did in a manner, for want of Hearers, read to ye Walls.

                —Humphrey Newton, about Sir Isaac Newton


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Lecture/Discussion 2:00–4:50 p.m., Fridays
158 Loomis Laboratory of Physics

Taylor L. Hughes
2115 Engineering Sciences Building, 333-1195,

Celia M. Elliott
215 Loomis Laboratory of Physics, 244-7725,

General Course Information (please read!)

PHYS 496 Gradebook (requires authentication)



First day of class is Friday, January 18. Please bring your laptops to class, and plan to arrive promptly at 2:00 p.m.

Each Wednesday, Celia will send a weekly message to your UI email account, previewing that week's class activities. Please be on the lookout for that email, as it will often contain information that you should know or review before class.