7 edition of Quantum Quandaries found in the catalog.
May 22, 1995
by National Science Teachers Association
Written in English
|Contributions||Timothy Weber (Editor), Sergey Ivanov (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||64|
Quantum Quandaries: A Category-Theoretic Perspective. Article (PDF Available) May That quantum photon is then converted into two, lower power, photons, which both also share the same dual polarization. Then, a router can read data from one photon, which it destroys, and use the remaining one as the data signal” (N.P.). Another issue with quantum entanglement is that it is an incredibly fragile state.
Einstein believed that in order to justify his rejection of such quantum quandaries as the uncertainty principle, the dependence of reality on observership, etc., there would have to exist “hidden variables” that would account for the bizarre worldview afforded by quantum mechanics. Part of the difficulty of combining general relativity and quantum theory is that they use different sorts of mathematics: one is based on objects such as manifolds, the other on objects such as Hilbert spaces. As ‘sets equipped with extra structure’, these look like very different things, so combining them in a single theory has always seemed a bit like trying to mix oil and water.
Get this from a library! Quantum quandaries: brainteasers from Quantum: the magazine of math and science. [Timothy Weber; Sergey Ivanov; National Science Teachers Association.;] -- For extra credit or just for the fun of it-why not try a brainteaser? This collection brings together the first brainteasers from Quantum magazine, published by the National Science . However, when pointing out quantum quandaries, we cannot forget about atoms. Atoms are the building blocks of literally everything, yet they are % empty space, and in fact, there is so little matter in our reality that the entire world could be condensed into a golf ball with plenty of room leftover for another planet or two.
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This little book Quantum Quandaries book everyone concerned think twice before answering each of the questions even have to do it. This is its main merit; however, no one should enjoy it more than high-school students and freshmen. It conveys the excitement of doing math and of just plain thinking seriously.
One person found this helpful5/5(1). Foundations of Quantum Theory. The first response to my enquiry from the post on Traditional vs. Online Publishing comes from Jennifer Howard who is an Associate Editor for Physical Sciences at Chicago University press. The response comes in two parts, the first addressing the general issue of whether it is better to publish traditionally or online and the second addressing.
«Quantum Quandaries home page. If a given work is already successfully distributed on the internet, my feeling is that a printed book is often not needed. For the prospective author considering whether to post or publish, however, there are a few issues to take into account.
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The Ghost in the Atom edited by Paul Davies and Julian Brown. Tse's fascinating new book looks at this in detail: The Neural Quantum Quandaries book of Free Will: Criterial Causation. The contributors here, though sympathetic to realist-reduction, are also open to far beyond probable aspects of "reality." As such, most of the articles focus on the details of individual quantum quandaries more than global metaphysical issues.4/5(11).
A very well-organised book that tries to simplify many of the very abstract and/or conceptual quantum theories out there. The book is divided into sections, starting from the more basic concepts, gradually building up to the more advanced ones/5(26).
Each idea, no matter how complex, is explained in words and one picture, all digestible in 30 seconds. Second Quantum Theory tackles a mindbendingly mysterious area of physics, introducing the 50 most significant quantum quandaries and s: The wonderful philosophical quandaries of quantum mechanics are scrapped for a “shut up and calculate” pragmatism, and it takes a catastrophic crash of the physics job market (and a few hippies) to.
I find the cost of books, particularly academic and research books, to be outrageous. A nice used copy of JJ Sakurai’s text on modern QM, for example, might cost you $ The problem stems from a) too many glossy, full-color pages in some texts (though not in Sakurai which is black-and-white), b) few paperback editions, and c) corporate greed.
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Epperson's book is a clear and concerted effort to show how quantum mechanics slips neatly into the clothes of Whitehead's conceptual scheme that the decoherence theories of Zurek, Gell-Mann, Omnès and others fit well with Whitehead's scheme of the genesis ('becoming') of his events ('actual occasions').
Peter Simons - MetascienceReviews: Quantum: The Magazine of Math and Science was a United States -based bimonthly magazine of mathematics and science, primarily physics, designed for young readers. It was published by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Springer-Verlag and was headquartered in Washington DC.
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This also points to more introductory stuff by John Baez, if that's a selling point, namely to his article "Quantum quandaries" with is one of the best expositions for why that idea of representations of cobordisms categories is a good one in the first place. Quantum mechanics (QM – also known as quantum physics, or quantum theory) is a branch of physics dealing with physical phenomena where the action is on the order of the Planck constant.
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The contributors here, though sympathetic to realist-reduction, are also open to far beyond probable aspects of "reality." As such, most of the articles focus on the details of individual quantum quandaries more than global metaphysical issues.
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