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Physics audio and video lectures

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Oct29-09, 07:52 PM
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The following site provides a good collection of links to audio/video courses and lectures in physics from educational institutions around the world.

The courses and lectures include general physics, classical mechanics, quantum mechanics, field theory, general relativity, special relativity and scientific computing.
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Nov16-09, 03:46 AM
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I find some physics lectures by Richard Feynman from Vega Science Trust.
Dec9-09, 03:37 PM
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I just found a huge collection of physics and math lectures at ICTP. The vid format is a little unusual, but it works. Some of the lecturers have a strong accent, but most are understandable.

ICTP is in Italy and is aimed at grad-level education for students from the developing world. They claim 4725 hours of lectures online...

Jan2-10, 08:45 PM
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Physics audio and video lectures

Physics lectures related to nanotechnology

Atomic Scale Simulation

Introduction to Biological Physics

Physics of Nanoscale MOSFETs
Jan14-10, 08:33 AM
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Physics lectures on string theory.
Jan31-10, 07:56 AM
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This provides free access to public lectures at the Space Telescope Science Institute. The lectures are presented in videos and PDF files.
Feb26-10, 03:54 AM
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This offers physics video lectures, from Fermilab, on experimental, theoretical and technological aspects of particle physics research.
May17-10, 02:39 PM
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I'm not sure if these have been posted before, though I wouldn't be surprised if they have been. Regardless, below is a link (assuming it works) to several videos of lectures Feynman gave at Cornell in the Fall of 1964. They are well-worth the hours spent watching. Enjoy...|||
Jun13-10, 08:16 PM
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This contains documentaries, lecture videos and books about Sir Isaac Newton.
Jun20-10, 08:09 PM
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Let's Learn about Albert Einstein in an interesting way watching documentary films about him or reading books by or about him.
Aug16-10, 06:46 PM
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This contains a list of introductory physics lectures from CalTech, making complex concepts of physics more easy-to-understand by using computer graphics, drama to explain historical events etc.
Sep3-10, 12:09 PM
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LOTS of good video lectures here! Please look!
Sep3-10, 01:35 PM
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Course on Quantum Optics:

Video lectures in mp4 format.
Sep4-10, 11:02 PM
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This seems like a nice E&M series. (and some other stuff) They are in the ECE folder. It starts with electrostatics and culminates in a graduate level course, 740.

The prof seems very good. Very direct and clear. Maybe not as dramatic and entertaining as the Lewin MIT series, but possibly more complete and "professional". I don't prefer the format, which is "mediasite" with video and .jpg combined, but I guess it has it's benefits.

It's a PITA to download them, but it can be done... Since I know there are a lot of people who do, here is how I did it.

run a packet sniffer like "url snooper"
copy the url (it is the playback ticket)
open a program like "SDP multimedia"
paste the url in the appropriate place and "save" the .WMV file

THEN... to get the JPG's

using firefox, get the Batchdownload addon
right click in the mediasite presentation picture area and select batch download
go down to 'base url' and find the four numbers that designate the pic number and replace with the wildcard '(*)' (don't use the ' part)
Enter the range... you can see how many pics are in this particular lecture by looking at the top of the pic in the border. ( '3 of 322' , for example.)
set wildcard bytes to 4
set download folder and hit 'Start'

After all that, pour yourself a cold one, and sit back and admire yourself for your dedication to physics. Or at least to grabbing digital media on the internets.
Sep19-10, 05:43 AM
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Fun videos on Solutions to the Schrodinger equation.
Sep19-10, 06:36 AM
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Seminars from Fermi Lab:
Oct13-10, 07:47 AM
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This contains lectures on quantum theory by theoretical physicist Hans Bethe. It consists of three lectures focusing on the historical aspects of quantum theory.

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