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A public lecture on quantum physics and why it is important enough that even dogs should know about it. Based on my book, ow to Teach Physics to Your Dog. Given at the University of Alabama on ...

A public lecture on quantum physics and why it is important enough that even dogs should know about it. Based on my book, ow to Teach Physics to Your Dog. Given at the University of Alabama on 9/30/10.

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    What Every Dog Should Know About Quantum Physics What Every Dog Should Know About Quantum Physics Presentation Transcript

    • What Every Dog Should Know About Quantum Physics  xp  2 I like cheese Chad Orzel http://dogphysics.com/
    • ~20 Nobel Prizes For quantum pioneers
    • Schrödinger’s Dog
    • Dear DogPhysics: I heard that quantum physics says particles behave like waves. Does this mean I have wave nature?
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/31514171@N00/161879717/
    • Peak + Peak = Bigger Peak = Peak + Valley = Nothing =
    • Double Slit Pattern depends on distance from slits Get alternating pattern of “bright” and “dark” stripes
    • Electron Experiment Send electrons at two slits in a barrier: Image and video from Hitachi: http://www.hitachi.com/rd/research/em/doubleslit.html
    • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/ File:Fullerene-C60.png Fig. 7 in the paper, "Quantum interference experiments with large molecules," by Nairz, Arndt, and Zeilinger (Am. J. Phys 71, 319 (2003)).
    • Dear DogPhysics: I heard that quantum physics says particles behave like waves. Does this mean I have wave nature? Can I use my wave nature to help me catch bunnies and squirrels?
    • http://www.fotopedia.com/en/Solar_System
    • Dear DogPhysics: I heard that quantum physics says particles can pass right through obstacles as if they weren’t there. Can I use this to get through the fence to the yard next door?
    • Probability Ground Height
    • Temperature Needed for Fusion: 15,000,000,000 K + + Temperature of the Sun: 10,000,000 K n + + n + n n + + n
    • Dear DogPhysics: I heard that quantum physics says particles can pass right through obstacles as if they weren’t there. Can I use this to get through the fence to the yard next door? So, I should just dig a hole under the fence, then?
    • Dear DogPhysics: I heard that quantum physics says cats are both alive and dead at the same time. I’ve always known they were undead zombie monsters! Now my humans will have to believe me!
    • Electron Experiment Send electrons at two slits in a barrier: Image and video from Hitachi: http://www.hitachi.com/rd/research/em/doubleslit.html
    • http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/jgeist/omg/ZombieCat.jpg
    • Dear DogPhysics: I am a retired quantum physicist, and I have discovered an ingenious quantum technique that is worth one hundred billion dollars ($100,000,000,000). I will happily give you 50% of this if you will provide me with access to your bank accounts…