Understanding the Universe - The Quantum Revolution

OSH 820 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English

Course Description:  Ever been in two places at once? Can you travel backward in time? Come explore the strange mysteries of the quantum world.  Learn about quarks, leptons, and quantum tunneling. Develop a new way of seeing the universe through this mind-boggling presentation on our submicroscopic world.  No prior physics training is required.


Week 1:

Welcome and Overview.

Week 2:

The Four Forces and Antiparticles.

Week 3:

The Quantum Revolution.

Week 4:

The Famous Double-Slit Experiment.

Week 5:

Let There Be Light.

Week 6:

Let There Be Light (continued).


Instructor: Mr. Mark Egdall

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This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
These courses are available either in-person only, via Zoom only or hybrid (either in-person or via Zoom). Please note the modality of each class. Membership is required.

OLLI 2023-2024 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
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Starts: 8/1/2023 Ends: 7/31/2024