Fall; Grades 11–12
Prerequisite: Any Maret upper school physics course
Corequisite: Advanced Calculus or equivalents
Taught by: Hopkins School
This is a mathematically rigorous course in which students study contemporary physics. The course begins with Einstein’s theory of relativity and then takes on a chronological exploration of the development of quantum mechanics. Time travel, quantum tunneling, and the acceptance of seemingly impossible dualities mark highlights of this course.