Politzer’s Harmonic Oscillator Rap

David Politzer (UM AB 1969, Nobel Prize 2004) is an accomplished musician.  His musical group, the Rho Mesons, has a rapper’s description of the damped harmonic oscillator ( © S. Lewicki, D. Politzer, and D. Priest, 1986) that anyone teaching mechanics will  enjoy:

http://theory.caltech.edu/~politzer/SHO.mp3

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  1. Joe Jenney

     /  September 29, 2014

    And I thought I didn’t like rap! Thanks for sharing that. Joe

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