# Freshman Seminar:

# The Mathematics of the Universe

### Math 89s, Spring Semester 2016

### Physics 205, Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:05 - 4:20 p.m.

Professor
Hubert Bray
bray@math.duke.edu

189
Physics Building
(919)757-8428 (mobile)

Office
Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

### Texts:
"Special Relativity" by A.P. French and "The Geometry of Special Relativity" by Tevian Dray

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### Homework: HW
will be assigned during class.

### Midterm: There is no midterm for this class.

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### Final Exam: The final exam will be on Monday, May 2, 2016 from 9 a.m. - noon in our usual classroom, Physics 205.

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### Grade: The grade
for the course will be based on

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1) 25%: Class Participation and Homework

### 2) 50%: Three Papers

### 3) 25%: Final Exam