A non-technical exploration of the radical idea of the atom; possibly one of the most mind-bending and radical ideas humanity has ever entertained. At every stage in the development of our thought on the possibility of the "very smallest thing" seeming paradoxes have cropped up -- for at least 2,000 years. Even now, the popular image of a miniature solar system is quite wrong and impossible. Yet the further we press against these apparent imponderables, the greater our mastery of nature.
This class will be held online using Zoom. The Zoom Meeting ID and link will be included in your registration confirmation email.