SC 2019 Semilab: From the Butterfly Effect to Erasto Mpemba: Curious topics in Physics

by Zohar Komargodski

This is a semilab for the students interested in physics. We will encounter new theoretical concepts and also perform some experiments. Examples of topics that we will cover are the Butterfly Effect, Seiches in Norway, and the Mpemba Effect, which is a mysterious phenomenon named after a kid from Tanzania who discovered it while making ice-cream.

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