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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How can one find black holes?
2. What kind of advanced development does Hawking predict for humanity?
3. What famous quote is attributed to physicist John Wheeler?
4. What can p-branes absorb?
5. What outline of cosmic strings is flat?
Essay Topic 1
Using Chapter One as an informative text, write an essay on the early life of Albert Einstein. This essay must mark three important events of Einstein's life from 1879 to 1905. Be sure to elaborate on how these three details are connected to Einstein's future involvement in the scientific community.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the history of the equation E = mc2. What is the significance of this equation? Be sure to include a description of the following terms: energy, mass, relativity, and the speed of light.
Essay Topic 3
Why is popular culture so enthralled by the relationship between mechanical devices and humans? Write an essay that seeks to explore the similarities and differences between computers and humans and why this either concerns or excites us.
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