The Strange World of Quantum Mechanics

Oberlin College Physics 52

Spring 2021

This World Wide Web page written by Dan Styer, Oberlin College Department of Physics and Astronomy;;
last updated 19 March 2021.

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Teacher: Dan Styer.

Class meetings are on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 25 March through 4 May, starting at 10:00 am (Eastern Time) through this Zoom link.


Course syllabus.

Why would anyone want to take a course called "The Strange World of Quantum Mechanics"? What is quantum mechanics, anyway?



Averages (PDF). At the University of California in Berkley, women are less likely than men to be admitted to graduate school. Yet for every graduate department, women are more likely than men to be admitted. What??