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Quantum Mechanics and Reality

Physics is quite familiar with macroscopic properties that can’t be possessed by individual atoms or molecules. As Susan Stebbing questioned in her philosophy and the physicists… 503 kata lagi

Philosophy Of Science

Einstein, the 5th Solvay Conference and God

From the 24th to 29th October 1927, the fifth Solvay Conference took place in Brussels. Perhaps the most famous science conference in history. Seventeen of the 29 attendees were or became Nobel Prize winners. 45 kata lagi


CP20 - Line Spectra


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Review CER Sheet

  • what is true for each scientist?
  • how do they lead to each other?
  • what questions do we have?
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CP15161718 - Video Project


  • Friday, September 30th
  • Thursday, October 6th

Class Business (9/30)

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New Unit – Video Project (9/30)


A Casual Review: Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, Carlo Rovelli

Hardcover, 83 pages
Riverhead Books

★★★ – Good book, an enjoyable one-time read.

In this casual review, I read into the world as described by physics, and just how the interplay of macrocosm and microcosm has led humanity to some of its greatest discoveries. 227 kata lagi

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Reflections in Einstein's bubble

There’s something peculiar in this earlier post where I embroidered on Einstein’s gambit in his epic battle with Bohr.  Here, I’ll self-plagiarize it for you… 700 kata lagi

Is there stuff behind the stats?

It would have been awesome to watch Dragon Princes in battle (from a safe hiding place), but I’d almost rather have witnessed “The Tussles in Brussels,” the two most prominent confrontations between Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr. 680 kata lagi