Lecture Notes

Lecture notes are available for download as Adobe PDF files, which can then be viewed using Adobe Acrobat, or printed.

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Additional Material:

If you want to see the video on the "experiment from the Leaning Tower" that is attributed to Galileo, download the Quicktime Video to your computer and play it in Quicktime.

The description of "rolling motion" for the example of interstellar pickup ions (which happen to move in the same way as the valve on a bicycle wheel) can be found on the Interstellar Learning Page together with a video animation of the process.