openyale now has a Shankar course on E&M and QM
Posted by peeterjoot on May 2, 2011
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”.