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openyale now has a Shankar course on E&M and QM

Posted by peeterjoot on May 2, 2011

openyale now has a Shankar course on E&M and QM.

His humor kicks in right away. Right off the top, “The good news is that you need QM only to study very tiny things … Do you need QM to describe the human brain? The answer is, yes, if it is small enough. I’ve gone to parties where after a few minutes of talking to a person I’m thinking this person’s brain needs a fully quantum mechanical treatment”.

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