physics today

I know that most of you are not physics majors, and that the subject may not be of particular interest to you. Some of you will need it for your careers in STEM, and others will not. That being said, the understanding and development of physics has enabled remarkable technologies that each of us use daily. Without physicists, mathematicians, engineers, etc., our modern lives would not be possible.

It is in this spirit that I would like you to reflect on our modern world and how the study of physics has impacted it. You can write about modern technologies like wireless communication (think texting, calling, wifi, etc.) , computational devices (computers, laptops, phones, etc), imaging techniques that are utilized in popular applications such as snapchat, instagram, etc., the internet (world wide web was developed at CERN), the development of transportation technologies (cars, planes, etc.), GPS (would not be possible without Einstein) dependent applications, or any other topic of your choice.

Have fun and be creative!

This discussion is worth 2 points to your final grade. Your response should be 400 words.