[ Jeremy L. Marzuola | Math | UNC


First Year Seminar in Special Relativity

Instructor: Jeremy Louis Marzuola

Course Information:

Semester:Spring 2012
When:TuTh 2:00pm-3:30pm
Where:Phillips Hall 228

My office hours are Tu,Th 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.


Prerequisites:

  • None.

  • Required Texts:

  • G. Gamow, The New World of Mr. Tompkins.
  • A.P. French, Special Relativity.
  • M. Gardner, Special Relativity Made Easy.

  • Recommended Texts:

  • B. Greene, The Fabric of the Cosmos.
  • E.A. Abbott, Flatland/Sphereland.

  • Links:

  • The course syllabus can be found here in PDF.
  • The course reading list can be found here in PDF.

  • Grading:

  • Grades will be based on weekly reading assignments, online forum postings and class participation (25%), a written project (25%), one in class quiz (25%) and a final presentation (25%).