Turning Points in the Physical Sciences
Program 4: 1903-1928 (#104)
Program 4: 1903 - 1928
1903 - Chaos Theory
1905 - Einstein’s Theories of Special and General Relativity
1907 - B.B. Boltwood Proposes Radioactive Decay be Used to Date the Earth
1912 - Alfred Wegener Proposes Continental Drift Theory
1925 - Wave-particle Duality and The Uncertainty Principle
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- 5 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 26 minutes
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Series Description: Turning Points In The Physical Sciences take you on an exciting journey of discovery from ancient through classical science to the world of modern physics, relativity, chaos theory and quantum mechanics.
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