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Science communication is important in today's technologically advanced society. A good part of the adult community is not science saavy and lacks the background to make sense of rapidly changing technology. My blog attempts to help by publishing articles of general interest in an easy to read and understand format without using mathematics. I also give free lectures in community events - you can arrange these by writing to me.

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Specific Heat of Solids... Another problem with Classical Physics!

Towards the end of the 19th Century, classical physics had serious difficulties in explaing many observations. Einstein provided a solution of the specific heat of metals problem by assuming that energy absorption is quantised and is not continuous. This was a radical departure from the way physics was done in the 19th Century and demonstrates yet again the bold and visionary nature of Einstein's genius.
In the following I have published my slides from the talks on Einstein and the Theory of Relativity...







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