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Birthday of Niels Bohr - October 7th 1885

“If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.” – Niels Bohr

On October 7, 1885, Niels Bohr was born in Copenhagen. 412 kata lagi

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Bertlmann’s Socks and the Nature of Reality

The philosopher in the street, who has not suffered a course in quantum mechanics, is quite unimpressed by the correlations. He can point to many examples of similar correlations in everyday life.

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"When asked..." Anecdotes

When asked why he had a horseshoe on his door, physicist Niels Bohr answered, “Of course I don’t believe in it, but I understand it brings you luck, whether you believe in it or not.” 70 kata lagi


Bad Guys Draw First

The great Niels Bohr, the Nobel laureate and quantum physicist, was apparently a big fan of Hollywood westerns. More often than not, in these movies bad guys get shot in a gunfight even though they’re always the ones who reached for their guns first. 510 kata lagi


Book review: Quantum

Quantum is a book by Manjit Kumar. It is about the evolution of quantum theory in the 20th century, detailing the lives of the most eminent players in it’s development, aswell as explaining their individual and collective ideas. 888 kata lagi

School Winner: The Quantum World

Since listening to Johnjoe McFadden and Jim Al-Khalili discuss their book ‘Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology’ at Surrey University last October, I’ve been immensely fascinated by the way that quantum mechanics, despite only affecting the very small, can underpin science and even explain how our bodies work. 559 kata lagi


Quotations - Work

Proverbs 22:29 – Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.

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