Tagged: Quantum Theory

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Quantum Mechanics and You

Why should anyone bother learning quantum theory? Quantum effects only take effect at tiny scales, after all. Life would be fine and dandy if we stuck to just the classical laws of physics. But to do so would be depriving...

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Origins of Atomic Theory

If all the knowledge of humanity was to be completely erased save for a single concept, which one should we choose to keep? The great physicist Richard Feynman once remarked that our best bet would be for atomic theory to...