PHY202H1: The Physics of Science Fiction and Gaming

Hours: 
24L/12T

The physics of time travel, teleportation, levitation, invisibility, special effects, and other physics related topics found in literature, film, and gaming. The course will analyze the realism of physical phenomena in these media, and consider the impact of these concepts on science and society.

PHY202H1 is primarily intended as a Breadth Requirement course for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Exclusion: 

PHY131H1/​ PHY132H1/​ PHY151H1/​ PHY152H1 taken previously or concurrently.

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)