PHYS 150 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Physics for Future Leaders

Welcome to Physics 150: Physics of Societal Issues

In this course you will get a glimpse of the fascinating and diverse ways in which physics plays a role in the world we live in: the workings of the universe, the technology we use, and the science shaping some of the decisions facing future leaders. The physics that every world leader should know.



We will be using i>clickers in every lecture. You can use either the older v1 or the newer v2 i>clickers. If you have not already done so, please register your clicker by visiting Having another student answer questions using your clicker is considered cheating.

Excused Absences

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