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PHYS 7650X Physics and Society

45 hours; 3 credits

Technical quantitative study of topics related to society such as Gini Coefficients, tipping points, climate sensitivity, demographic distribution, frequency of extreme events; nuclear energy, prospects in fission and fusion; environmental problems; renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, energy storage.

Prerequisites: Good standing in the Physics Master's program or permission of the chairperson.


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