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Brief history of the development of quantum mechanics

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Karl Patrick S. Casas Any object of higher temperature than its surroundings radiates and loses heat. More radiation is produced if you raise the temperature even higher. Even objects at room temperature glow, but in the form of infrared radiation, which is not detectable by the eye. A black body absorbs all frequencies and emits […]

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The Birth of Quantum Mechanics

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

” The Heisenberg-Bohr concepts leave us all breathless, and have made a deep impression on all theoretically oriented people.”           -Albert Einstein, 1926 The period 1905 to 1925 was a great time for the world’s leading physicists in the race to understand the quantum nature of matter. To explain so many curious and undigestible phenomena about radiation, […]

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Sticky: The Equation That Changed The World

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

“Common sense is that layer of prejudices we acquire before we are 16.” – Albert Einstein The physical world that was opening up in  1900 was revealed and seen in a radical light. Max Planck’s bold hypothesis that light was emitted in  bundles or  quanta of energy where each quantum’s energy is determined by the […]

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Our Physical World Beckons To Be Understood

Friday, December 5th, 2008

” … To free myself from the chains of the ‘merely personal’, from an existence which is dominated by wishes, hopes and primitive feelings. Out yonder there was this huge world, which exists independently of us human beings and which stands before us like a great, eternal riddle, at least partially accessible to our inspection […]

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