The homepage of the course held for Brasilian students in the fall semester of 2014
Lecturer: Sándor Nagy
Written exam. The assay is due by January 15, 2015.
Please, check this PDF document for details.
Most of the topics (those in group 1) are covered by the electronic book "Bantu"
Most directly relevant chapters are those in red:
- 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
I would also recommend though reading the rest of the chapters listed above (plus chapter 13 if you define yourself as a chemist :).
The rest of the topics (those in group 2) will be discussed in the electronic versions of the presentations listed below
Some of these requires Java. You can dowload it from Oracle, it's free.
You should click on Download. Remember where the .jar file is saved. You need to downoad it only once and use it as if it were an .exe file. That is, double click on it, and if you have Java on your PC, it will start to run. The use of PhET sims is straightforward and intuitive. You will see.
Find the size of the proton (the smallest atomic nucleus) at the bottom of the scale at 1 fm (10 -15 m). Zooming out by a factor of 10 5 at a time, get the feeling how the nucleus compares to the rest of the Universe including you. (See further instructions below if you need more.)
Copyright 2012. Magnifying the Universe by Number Sleuth.
See also the page Data & Facts About The Universe giving the sources used for the creation of the above infographics.
The high-resolution jpg and pdf versions of the above chart (which also includes the Higgs boson) as well as its parts can be downloaded from here:
Sándor Nagy, Törökbálint, October 26, 2014