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Course Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (playlist)]], exploring the theoretical foundations of modern physics

Lecture 1 Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (Stanford)]] October 15, 2007: Abstract intro to classical mechanics in the context of state spaces using a simple toy physics model with a small phase space. Determinism and reversibility are discussed, as well as conservation laws resulting from closed families of trajectories in phase space. In deterministic systems, information is conserved. Duration: 47:50.

Lecture 2 Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (Stanford) October 22, 2007: Intro to calculus of variations, Principle of Least Action, Lagrangian mechanics. Duration 1:34:44.

Lecture 3 Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (Stanford) October 29, 2007: Integration by parts, derivation of Euler&#8217;s equation, equivalence of Principal of Least Action to Newton&#8217;s laws, and conservation laws arising as a consequence of symmetry (illustrating < Noether's Theorem] Noether&#8217;s Theorem without explicitly citing it). Duration 1:35:42.

Lecture 4 Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (Stanford) November 5, 2007:

Lecture 5 Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (Stanford) November 12, 2007:

Lecture 6 Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (Stanford) November 19, 2007:

Lecture 7 Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (Stanford) November 26, 2007:

Lecture 8 Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (Stanford) December 17, 2007:

Lecture 9 Modern Physics: Classical Mechanics (Stanford) December 20, 2007:

list=PL5F9D6DB4231291BE|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZEYa7SRRsU&amp;playnext=1&amp;list=PL5F9D6DB4231291BE]] Course Quantum Entanglements: Part 3 (Spring 2007)(playlist)

Lecture 1 Quantum Entanglements, Part 3 (Stanford) April 9, 2007

Lectures 2 &amp; 3 Quantum Entanglements, Part 3 (Stanford) April 2007

Lecture 4 Quantum Entanglements, Part 3 (Stanford) April 30, 2007

Lecture 5 Quantum Entanglements, Part 3 (Stanford) May 7, 2007

Lecture 6 Quantum Entanglements, Part 3 (Stanford) May 14, 2007

Lecture 7 Quantum Entanglements, Part 3 (Stanford) May 21, 2007

Lecture 8 Quantum Entanglements, Part 3 (Stanford) June 16, 2007

Lecture 9 Quantum Entanglements, Part 3 (Stanford) June 25, 2007

Course Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (playlist)

Lecture 1 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) January 14, 2008

Lecture 2 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) January 21, 2008

Lecture 3 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) January 28, 2008

Lecture 4 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) February 4, 2008

Lecture 5 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) February 11, 2008

Lecture 6 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) February 18, 2008

Lecture 7 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) February 25, 2008

Lecture 8 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) March 3, 2008

Lecture 9 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) March 10, 2008

Lecture 10 Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford) March 10, 2008

Course Modern Physics: Special Relativity (playlist)

Lecture 1 Modern Physics: Special Relativity (Stanford) April 14, 2008

Lecture 2 Modern Physics: Special Relativity (Stanford) April 21, 2008

Lecture 3 Modern Physics: Special Relativity (Stanford) April 28, 2008

Lecture 4 Modern Physics: Special Relativity (Stanford) May 5, 2008

Lecture 5 Modern Physics: Special Relativity (Stanford) May 12, 2008

Lecture 6 Modern Physics: Special Relativity (Stanford) May 19, 2008

Lecture 7 Modern Physics: Special Relativity (Stanford) May 25, 2008

Lecture 8 Modern Physics: Special Relativity (Stanford) June 9, 2008

Course Modern Physics: Einstein&#8217;s Theory (playlist)

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 1 September 22, 2008

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 2 Dark energy, the tendency of it to tear atoms apart, and Gauss&#8217;s Law.

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 3 Discussion of Einstein&#8217;s theory of general relativity. Also, a broad overview of the field of tensor calculus and it&#8217;s relation to the curvature and geometry of space-time.

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 4 October 13, 2008: Discusses covariant and contra variant indices, tensor arithmetic, algebra and calculus, and the geometry of expanding space time.

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 5 October 20, 2008

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 6 October 27, 2008

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 7 November 3, 2008

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 8 November 10, 2008

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 9 November 17, 2008

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 10 November 24, 2008

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 11 December 1, 2008

Einstein&#8217;s General Theory of Relativity Lecture 12 December 9, 2008

Course Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (playlist)

Lecture 1 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (October 12, 2009) Basic definitions, &#8220;natural&#8221; units (setting c and <

Lecture 2 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (October 12, 2009) Wave basics, intro to QFT in the context of the harmonic oscillator, eliminating infinities by using periodic boundary conditions

Lecture 3 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (October 19, 2009) The quantum field and its relationship to particles.

Lecture 4 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (October 26, 2009)

Lecture 5 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (November 2, 2009) Energy conservation, waves, and fermions.

Lecture 6 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (November 9, 2009) The diary equations and Higgs Particles.

Lecture 7 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (November 13, 2009) Theory and mathematics of angular momentum

Lecture 8 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (November 16, 2009) Theory and mathematics of particle spin and half spin, the Dirac equation, and isotopic spin.

Lecture 9 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (December 1, 2009) Equations of motion of fields containing particles and quantum field theory, and how basic processes are coded by a Lagrangian.

Lecture 10 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Basic Concepts (December 3, 2009)

Course Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics (playlist)

Lecture 1 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics March 30, 2009 &#8211; Study of statistical analysis as calculating the probability of things subject to the constraints of a conserved quantity. Introduction of energy, entropy, temperature, and phase states as they relate directly to statistical mechanics.

Lecture 2 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics April 6, 2009 &#8211; Elementary mathematics used to define a method for understanding statistical mechanics.

Lecture 3 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics April 13, 2009 &#8211; Lagrange multiplier, Boltzmann distribution, Helm-Holtz free energy, the theory of fluctuations.

Lecture 4 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics April 20, 2009 &#8211; How to calculate and define pressure, applications of Helm-Holtz free energy, and the importance of the partition function.

Lecture 5 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics April 27, 2009 &#8211; Basic physics of the diatomic molecule and why you don&#8217;t have to worry about its structure at low temperature, black hole thermodynamics.

Lecture 6 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics May 4, 2009 &#8211; The second law of thermodynamics, chaos, and how the volume of phase space grows.

Lecture 7 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics May 11, 2009 &#8211; Harmonic oscillators, quantum states, boxes of radiation, wavelengths, volume, energy and temperature.

Lecture 8 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics May 19, 2009 &#8211; Magnetic systems, mean field approximations of molecules in multidimensional lattice systems.

Lecture 9 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics May 25, 2009 &#8211; Magnets, phase transitions, mean field transitions, and chemical potential.

Lecture 10 Modern Physics: Statistical Mechanics June 1, 2009 &#8211; Inflation, adiabatic transformation and thermal dynamic systems.

Course Modern Physics: Cosmology (playlist)

Cosmology Lecture 1 January 13, 2009

Cosmology Lecture 2 January 19, 2009 (Look < http://www.nonequilibrium.net/susskinds-lectures-cosmology/|http://www.nonequilibrium.net/susskinds-lectures-cosmology/]] here for a note containing a correction.)

Cosmology Lecture 3 January 26, 2009

Cosmology Lecture 4 February 2, 2009

Cosmology Lecture 5 February 16, 2009

Cosmology Lecture 6 March 2, 2009

Cosmology Lecture 7 March 9, 2009

Cosmology Lecture 8 March 16, 2009

Course Particle Physics: Standard Model (playlist)

Lecture 1 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (January 11, 2010) Discussion of the origin of covalent bonds, Coulomb&#8217;s Law, and the names and properties of particles.

Lecture 2 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (January 18, 2010) Discussion of quantum chromodynamics, the theory of quarks, gluons, and hadrons.

Lecture 3 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (January 25, 2010) Discussion of the rotation of space.

Lecture 4 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (February 1, 2010) Discussion of group theory.

Lecture 5 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (February 8, 2010) Discussion of gauge theories.

Lecture 6 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (February 15, 2010)

Lecture 7 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (February 22, 2010) Discussion of spontaneous symmetry breaking and gauge invariance.

Lecture 8 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (March 30, 2009) Explanation of the Higgs phenomena by discussing how spontaneous symmetry breaking induces mass.

Lecture 9 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (March 30, 2009) Explanation of the masses of quarks and leptons.

Lecture 10 New Revolutions in Particle Physics: Standard Model (March 15, 2010)

Course String Theory and M-Theory (playlist)

Lecture 1 String Theory and M-Theory (September 20, 2010) Duration: 1:46:55

Lecture 2 String Theory and M-Theory (September 27, 2010) How the forces that act upon strings can affect quantum mechanics, and the contributions of relativity to string theory. Duration: 1:48:07

Lecture 3 String Theory and M-Theory (October 4, 2010) Review of harmonic oscillators, spin of massless particles, string spectra, the tachyon problem, and string interactions. Duration: 1:45:47

Lecture 4 String Theory and M-Theory (October 11, 2010) Closed vs. open string theory. Duration: 1:23:37

Lecture 5 String Theory and M-Theory (October 18, 2010) Planck variables and how they relate to string theory. Duration: 1:40:49

Lecture 6 String Theory and M-Theory (October 25, 2010) Dimensionality in string theory. Duration: 1:24:24

Lecture 7 String Theory and M-Theory (November 1, 2010) Feynman diagrams of string interactions and mapping particles. Duration: 1:22:30

Lecture 8 String Theory and M-Theory (November 8, 2010) Path/surface integrals, conformal mapping and its application to string scattering. Duration: 1:44:26

Lecture 9 String Theory and M-Theory (November 23, 2010) Constraints of string theory. Duration: 1:55:56

Lecture 10 String Theory and M-Theory (November 30, 2010) T-Duality, D-Branes, modelling QFT and QCD. Duration: 1:47:49

Course Topics in String Theory (playlist)

Lecture 1 Topics in String Theory (January 10, 2011) The theory of reductionism and its possible end. Duration: 1:34:28

Lecture 2 Topics in String Theory (January 17, 2011) Special relativity and its connection to string theory. Duration: 1:34:37

Lecture 3 Topics in String Theory (January 24, 2011) Mathematics of a black hole. Duration: 1:40:51

Lecture 4 Topics in String Theory (January 31, 2011) The geometry of a black hole near the horizon. Duration: 1:36:10

Lecture 5 Topics in String Theory (February 7, 2011) Black holes and how light behaves around them. Duration: 1:29:31

Lecture 6 Topics in String Theory (February 14, 2011) Using string theory to resolve the question of entropy in a black hole. Duration: 1:00:23

Lecture 7 Topics in String Theory (February 28, 2011) Calculating the entropy of a black hole. Duration: 1:42:17

Lecture 8 Topics in String Theory (March 7, 2011) Cosmic horizons. Duration: 1:44:26

Lecture 9 Topics in String Theory (March 14, 2011) Cosmological thermodynamics. Duration: 2:05:56

Course Classical Mechanics (Fall 2011) (playlist)

Classical Mechanics Lecture 1 (September 26, 2011) Vectors, velocity and acceleration. Duration: 1:29:11

Classical Mechanics Lecture 2 (October 3, 2011) Aristotelian physics. (Audio quality was poor for this recording. Fortunately, the video has been subtitled.) Duration: 1:29:11

Classical Mechanics Lecture 3 (October 10, 2011) The Principle of Least Action . Duration: 1:39:04

Classical Mechanics Lecture 4 (October 17, 2011) Symmetry, conservation laws, Principle of Least Action, &amp; Lagrangian methods. Duration: 1:55:49

Classical Mechanics Lecture 5 (October 24, 2011) Particle transformations. Duration: 2:02:13

Classical Mechanics Lecture 6 (November 1, 2011) The motion of objects. Duration: 1:48:02

Classical Mechanics Lecture 7 (November 7, 2011) Liouville&#8217;s Theorem, Hamiltonian mechanics, and the reversibility of classical mechanics. Duration: 1:47:17

Classical Mechanics Lecture 8 (November 14, 2011) Angular momentum and Poisson Brackets. Duration: 1:389:07

Classical Mechanics Lecture 9 (November 21, 2011) Magnetic and electrostatic forces, magnetic fields and potential. Duration: 1:34:46

Classical Mechanics Lecture 10 (November 28, 2011) Particles and electric and magnetic fields. Duration: 1:37:52

Course The Theoretical Minimum: Quantum Mechanics (playlist)

Lecture 1 The Theoretical Minimum (January 9, 2012) Introduction to quantum mechanics. Duration: 1:46:33

Lecture 2 The Theoretical Minimum (January 16, 2012) The basic logic of quantum mechanics. Duration: 1:59:04

Lecture 3 The Theoretical Minimum (January 23, 2012) The mathematics behind vectors and operators. Duration: 1:40:39

Lecture 4 The Theoretical Minimum (January 30, 2012) More on vectors and operators. Duration: 1:47:23

Lecture 5 The Theoretical Minimum (February 6, 2012) Uncertainty, the Schroedinger equations, and time evolution. Duration: 2:03:47

Lecture 6 The Theoretical Minimum (February 13, 2012) Photons and the energies of different states. Entanglement. Duration: 1:42:59

Lecture 7 The Theoretical Minimum (February 20, 2012) Continued discussion of entanglement. Duration: 2:11:22

Lecture 8 The Theoretical Minimum (February 27, 2012) The basic qualities of systems. Duration 1:51:32

Lecture 9 The Theoretical Minimum (March 12, 2012) Tangible examples of quantum mechanics. Duration: 1:36:07

Lecture 10 The Theoretical Minimum (March 19, 2012) Conclusion: limits of quantum physics. Duration: 1:46:30

Course Special Relativity (playlist)

Special Relativity Lecture 1 (April 9, 2012) Introduction. Duration: 1:58:15

Special Relativity Lecture 2 (April 16, 2012) Review of vectors and spin in three dimensional space. Duration: 54:00

Special Relativity Lecture 3 (April 23, 2012) Particle mechanics. Duration: 1:59:28

Special Relativity Lecture 4 (April 30, 2012) Fields and field theory. Duration: 1:50:11

Special Relativity Lecture 5 (May 7, 2012) Fields and particles continued. Duration: 2:01:00

Special Relativity Lecture 6 (May 14, 2012) Electromagnetism and quantum mechanics. Duration: 1:56:48

Special Relativity Lecture 7 (May 21, 2012) How and where math and nature collide. Duration: 1:46:27

Special Relativity Lecture 8 (June 5, 2012) Dynamics of the electric and magnetic field. Duration: 1:46:45

Special Relativity Lecture 9 (June 11, 2012) Lagrangian formulation of Maxwell&#8217;s equations. Duration: 1:39:52

Special Relativity Lecture 10 (June 18, 2012) Momentum and conserved energy in SR. Duration: 1:54:45

Course Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification (playlist) Note that this series of videos was not posted by Stanford University. No dates are provided for the lectures, but this seems to be from the Fall of 2012.

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 1 . Duration: 1:41:22

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 2 . Duration: 1:13:22

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 3 . Duration: 55:48

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 4 . Duration:

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 5 . Duration: 1:27:49

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 6 . Duration: 1:42:16

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 7 . Duration: 1:55:37

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 8 . Duration: 1:33:58

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 9 . Duration: 1:48:14

Supersymmetry &amp; Grand Unification Lecture 10 . Duration: 1:41:40

Course General Relativity (playlist) (For some reason, the YouTube playlist has the lectures listed in reverse order.)

General Relativity Lecture 1 (September 24, 2012) Equivalence principle. Duration: 1:49:28

General Relativity Lecture 2 (October 1, 2012) Notation and tensor analysis. Duration: 1:45:47

General Relativity Lecture 3 (October 8, 2012) Riemannian geometry. Duration: 1:52:34

General Relativity Lecture 4 (October 15, 2012) Basic gravitational fields. Duration: 1:41:02

General Relativity Lecture 5 (October 22, 2012) Derivation of the spacetime metric for a gravitational field. Duration: 1:39:07

General Relativity Lecture 6 (October 29, 2012) Black holes: event horizon, photon sphere, singularities. Duration: 2:04:24

General Relativity Lecture 7 (November 5, 2012) Coordinate transforms and black hole physics. Duration: 1:54:50

General Relativity Lecture 8 (November 12, 2012) Coordinate transformations used to create Penrose Diagrams, physics of black hole formation. Duration: 1:23:09

General Relativity Lecture 9 (November 26, 2012) Derivation of the Einstein field equations. Duration: 1:44:24

General Relativity Lecture 10 (December 3, 2012) Gravitational waves. Duration: 1:36:21

Course Cosmology (playlist)

Cosmology Lecture 1&gt; (January 14, 2013) Introduction. Duration: 1:35:47

Cosmology Lecture 2&gt; (January 21, 2013) Generalizations of the material discussed thus far. Duration: 1:46:07

Cosmology Lecture 3&gt; (January 28, 2013) Geometry of spacetime. Duration: 1:41:15

Cosmology Lecture 4&gt; (February 4, 2013) Einstein&#8217;s field equations of GR, thermodynamic equations of state. Duration: 1:37:11

Cosmology Lecture 5&gt; (February 11, 2013) Vacuum energy, cosmological constant. Duration: 1:45:41

Cosmology Lecture 6&gt; (February 18, 2013) Energy density allocation equation, luminosity and redshift. Duration: 1:48:47

Cosmology Lecture 7&gt; (February 25, 2013) Baryogenesis and matter/anti-matter asymmetry. Duration: 2:01:00

Cosmology Lecture 8&gt; (March 4, 2013) More baryogenesis and inflation. Duration: 1:54:21

Cosmology Lecture 9&gt; (March 11, 2013) Inflation. Duration: 2:08:32

Course Statistical Mechanics (playlist)

Statistical Mechanics Lecture 1&gt; (April 1, 2013) Introduction, probability theory, entropy, conservation of information. Duration: 1:47:39

Statistical Mechanics Lecture 2&gt; (April 8, 2013) Physics of temperature. Duration: 54:13

Statistical Mechanics Lecture 3&gt; (April 15, 2013) Distribution of energy states, maximum entropy of system at equilibrium. Duration: 1:53:27

Statistical Mechanics Lecture 4&gt; (April 23, 2013) Derivation of the Boltzman distribution. Duration: 1:42:36

Statistical Mechanics Lecture 5&gt; (April 29, 2013) Helmholtz free energy, derivation of ideal gas law. Duration: 1:35:45

Statistical Mechanics Lecture 6&gt; (May 6, 2013) Concepts of heat and work. Duration: 2:03:30

Statistical Mechanics Lecture 7&gt; (May 13, 2013) Reversibility of classical mechanics, 2nd law of thermodynamics, chaos theory. Duration: 1:50:27

Leonard Susskin on The World As Hologram, on the indestructibility of information and the nature of black holes, published Nov. 4, 2011. Duration: 55:27

Demystifying the Higgs Boson, lecture given on July 30, 2012. Duration: 1:15:09

Quantizing gravity, and why it is difficult, lecture given on July 1, 2013 at the < http://hipacc.ucsc.edu/IPC2013.html|http://hipacc.ucsc.edu/IPC2013.html]] UC Santa Cruz Institute for the Philosophy of Cosmology. Duration: 1:41:58

The black-hole information paradox, complementarity, and firewalls, July 5, 2013 at the < http://hipacc.ucsc.edu/IPC2013.html|http://hipacc.ucsc.edu/IPC2013.html]] UC Santa Cruz Institute for the Philosophy of Cosmology. Duration: 1:51:01


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