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OLLI: Tales of Quantum
Start Date: 4/27/2017Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 4/27/2017End Time: 12:00 PM
This event recurs on Thursday every week until 4/27/2017.   Click here to see the series dates.
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Event Description:
Quantum physics is the world’s most fundamental and far-reaching scientific theory. What is it about? How does
it work? What are its main ideas? What is the evidence for it? Is it truly paradoxical or is it logically consistent? This course will be based on my non-technical book, for non-scientists and scientists, Tales of the Quantum, published by the Oxford University Press. In each of the six class meetings, we will discuss one or two of the book’s chapters. Class members will need to buy the book in advance, and will be expected to read about two chapters each week, in preparation for the next class meeting. The course is directed at non-scientists who want to
understand science. No scientific or mathematical background is needed. Class members should, if possible, read the first two chapters in preparation for the first class meeting.
*Book can be purchased through Amazon for approximately $20.
Instructor: Art Hobson, UA Professor of Physics, Retired
Day / Date: Thursdays, 3/23 – 4/27 (6)Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: UPT-W
Location Information:
Off Campus
Contact Information:
Name: Sandra Sawyer, Assistant Director
Phone: 479.575.4545
Email: olli@uark.edu
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Admission Information:
Cost for OLLI Members: $30
Cost for OLLI Non-Members: $45
Remarks:
UPT-W
1001 E. Sain St
Fayetteville, AR 72703
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