The Nature of Light

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1. Maxwell and Classical Electromagnetism

2. The Production and Propagation of EM Waves 

3. The Speed of Light 

4. Spectroscopy and Stars

5. Newton and Huygens 

6. Interference and Young’s Experiment 

7. Polarisation and Malus’ Law 

8. Blackbody Radiation and Wien’s Law 

9. Photoelectric Effect

10. Einstein’s Postulates 

11. Time Dilation and Length Contraction 

12. Relativistic Momentum and Maximum Velocity 

13. Einstein’s Mass-Energy Equivalence