The required text:
Physics & Technology for Future Presidents, by Richard Muller, Princeton University Press, 2010, ISBN 0691135045. Available in the bookstores.
If you don't have it yet, here are the first two chapters from an earlier version:
#1 Energy html or pdf
#2 Atoms & Heat html or pdf
There are many earlier versions and books with similar titles, make sure you get the right one!
Webcasts of current lectures
Webcasts of Spring 2010 lectures
Table of Contents
exams and grades
to contact Muller
Webcasts and podcasts
Spring 2010 Webcast
Old lecture webcasts:
Selected Textbook chapters (Old version. Choose pdf for better printing)
Contents, preface, pedagogy (pdf)
4. Radioactivity (or in pdf)
7. Waves & UFOs (or pdf)
10. Climate (pdf or html)
11.Relativity (or pdf)
Index (or in pdf)
Introduction and Contents (pdf)
Want to teach this course at your university?
A1. Physics humor
Check the stories you've heard on Snopes. Are they urban legends?
Astronomy Picture of the Day
How Stuff Works
Muller's other web site
Federation of American Scientists
Stargazers to Starships