ASOW 2012/07/29 A Few Bits about Quantum Theory, Part 2

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ASOW 2012/07/29 A Few Bits about Quantum Theory, Part 2

Postby SsDd » Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:25 pm

A Few Bits about Quantum Theory, Part 2
Presenter: Dr. Paul Doherty
Senior Scientist at the Exploratorium in San Francisco and director of The Splo Museum (in SL)


This second lecture on quantum theory covers the 20th century. Dr. Doherty looks at the Bohr atom, continues to wave functions, looks at electrons as waves, revisits the two slit experiment, samples quantum coherence, and pets Schrodinger’s cat.

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