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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

Alert:

Because of the impact worldwide of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 International Summer Programmes have been replaced by the Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

This course is part of the Science Summer Programme Term I 2020.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

The laws of classical physics work well when describing the behaviour of everyday objects but break down when looking at physics at the smallest scales, or at objects travelling close to the speed of light. This course covers the development and main concepts in the two pillars of modern physics: Quantum mechanics and special relativity.

Course dates

12 Jul 2020 to 18 Jul 2020

Course duration

1 week

Apply by

22 Jun 2020

Course director

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
United Kingdom
01223 760850

Qualifications / Credits

Non-accredited

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code

Qb3