In quantum mechanics, particles are represented by ‘wave functions’, wavy entities that are extended in space. The square modulus of the wave at any location gives the probability density of finding the particle at that location. The behavior of the waves is given by the time-dependent Schrödinger equation – a wave equation that describes how the waves evolve in time. […]

# Month: March 2016

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## Rendezvous with Rama

Update Sept 2020: see this new blog post for Rama v1.0! I’ve recently been reading some of the old Sci-Fi masters, and I really fell in love with Arthur C. Clarke’s ‘Rendezvous with Rama’. I’ve read it twice now and was completely engrossed both times – I can’t recommend this book enough! I decided I […]