Prof. Walter Lewin
Prof. Wit Busza
Dr. George Stephans
Prof. Martin Connors
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This is the third course in the core physics curriculum at MIT, following 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics and 8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism. Topics include mechanical vibrations and waves, electromagnetic waves, and optics. Students will learn about musical instruments, red sunsets, glories, coronae, rainbows, haloes, X-ray binaries, neutron stars, black holes and Big Bang cosmology.
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Lewin, Walter, Wit Busza, George Stephans, and Martin Connors. 8.03SC Physics III: Vibrations and Waves, Fall 2012. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-03sc-physics-iii-vibrations-and-waves-fall-2012 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA