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  1. The Einstein Papers Project - California Institute of Technology
    This database of 80,000 records of all known Einstein manuscripts and correspondence ranges from the physicist's first work on the special and general theories of relativity and the origins of quantum theory, to his active involvement with international collaboration and cooperation, human rights, education, and disarmament. Search the full text of 2,000 digitized items also collected in the Einstein Papers Project. more>>

  2. The Feynman Lectures on Physics - California Institute of Technology
    Free online edition of the book by Richard Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, and Matthew Sands, based on the Nobel Prize winner's lectures presented in the early 1960s at Caltech. Volume I mainly addresses mechanics, radiation, and heat; Volume II, electromagnetism and matter; and Volume III, quantum mechanics. This HTML5-based version of The Feynman Lectures on Physics features LaTeX equations rendered by MathJax JavaScript, and scalable vector graphic (SVG) figures. more>>

  3. The Quantum Age Begins - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the beginnings of quantum theory, from Kirchoff's blackbody radiation work in 1859 to Bohr, Einstein, and von Neumann in the 1930's, with 33 references (books/articles). more>>

  4. Quantum Theory - Dave Rusin; The Mathematical Atlas
    A short article designed to provide an introduction to Quantum Theory, the study of solutions of the Schroedinger (differential) equation. Also includes a good deal of Lie group theory and quantum group theory, theory of distributions and topics from Functional analysis, Yang-Mills problems, Feynman diagrams, and so on. History; applications and related fields and subfields; textbooks, reference works, and tutorials; software and tables; other web sites with this focus. more>>


 
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  1. '05 Annual Performance Review: Albert Einstein - Peter Norvig
    This parody of human resources formalities imagines how Albert Einstein's supervisor at the Bern Patent Office might evaluate his on-the-job performance. "This is a patent office, Albert.... Where does it say that your priorities are rewriting the rules ...more>>

  2. 5˝ Examples in Quantum Mechanics - Tom Kirkman
    An informal textbook, introducing quantum mechanics with a grounding in classical mechanics. It tries to formulate problems in ways that allow easy translation into Mathematica code. Sets of problems at the end of each "chapter" provide extentions of ...more>>

  3. Books: Professional & Technical: Professional Science: Mathematics - Amazon.com
    Browse bestselling math books from the Professional and Technical Bookstore at Amazon.com, in such categories as Applied; Chaos & Systems; Geometry & Topology; Mathematical Analysis; Mathematical Physics; Number Systems; Pure Mathematics; Transformations; ...more>>

  4. Channeling quantum information efficiently - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    By carefully choosing how a message is encoded and decoded, it's possible to approach the theoretical maximum for transmitting information via photons or other quantum particles. ...more>>

  5. Computation Take a Quantum Leap - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    A quantum computation involving a custom-built molecule furnishes experimental evidence that a quantum computer can determine the order of a permutation more efficiently than can a conventional computer. For their quantum computer, Isaac L. Chuang of ...more>>

  6. Divide and conquer for quantum computers - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    In theory, quantum computations can be speeded up significantly by letting many quantum computers work together in parallel on data encoded as particles in an entangled quantum state. ...more>>

  7. Edward Frenkel's Home Page - Edward Frenkel
    Papers and other professional activities by the author of Love and Math, Langlands Correspondence for Loop Groups, and Vertex Algebras and Algebraic Curves. See, in particular, this Berkeley math professor's calculus lectures on YouTube. Frenkel, whose ...more>>

  8. Einstein's Big Idea - WGBH Boston
    Resources to accompany the PBS broadcast "Einstein's Big Idea," the theory of special relativity: program transcript; teacher's guide; inquiry and articles; and "Interactives, Audio and More," which includes video of ten top physicists each describing ...more>>

  9. John Baez's Stuff - John Baez
    The site features the author's column "This Week's Finds in Mathematical Physics," with archives dating back to 1993. "Fun stuff" includes old posts and email on Bayesianism in probability theory and quantum mechanics; some rambling lectures on knot polynomials, ...more>>

  10. Mathematical Ideas in Science - Seven Stones Multimedia
    A series of tutorial modules using JavaScript, Shockwave for Director, or Shockwave Flash: sphere packings, shapes and lattices; waves described, longitudinal and transverse wave lab, 2-dimensional harmonic disturbance; 2-dimensional vector components ...more>>

  11. Mathematica Publications - Telos Electronic Library of Science
    An annotated catalog of publications about Mathematica, with links to fuller descriptions, and publisher and detailed ordering information. ...more>>

  12. Monocosm: Introduction to Linear Xenology - Vladimir Trifonov; American Mathematical Society (AMS)
    A Topos-Theoretic Approach to the Foundations of Physics. The Four-Dimensionality Problem: Why does observable spacetime look four-dimensional? is related to the Compactification Problem. The Effective Metric Signature Problems: Why is the metric of signature ...more>>

  13. Papers On-line: Advanced Chaos - The Chaos Group, Univ. of Maryland at College Park
    An online collection of published articles and preprints on advanced chaos theory, covering the topics of: Control and Targeting, Dimensions, Fractal Basin Boundaries, General Chaos, Quantum Chaos, Riddled Basins, and Shadowing. ...more>>

  14. Powers of Ten - Bruce Bryson
    A series of images based on the book Powers of Ten, by Philip and Phyllis Morrison and the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. Each picture's subject is ten times wider or narrower than the next. Images range from quarks at 10-16 meters to groups of galaxies ...more>>

  15. The Problem with Algebraic Models of Marriage Structure - James M. Cargal; The Math Forum
    Algebraic models of marriage systems have been in use for nearly fifty years. These models continue to be a matter of controversy. Most anthropologists have found algebraic models abstract and unnecessary. Mathematical scientists have tended to consider ...more>>

  16. Professor L N Trefethen, Numerical Analysis - Balliol College, Oxford University, UK
    Links to books and recent papers by the head of the Numerical Analysis Group at Oxford University. Books include: Spectral Methods in Matlab, Finite Difference and Spectral Methods, Numerical Linear Algebra, and Spectra and Pseudospectra. ...more>>

  17. QA Quantum Algebra (Front for the Mathematics ArXiv) - Univ. of California, Davis
    Quantum Algebra preprints, from the U.C. Davis front end for the xxx.lanl.gov e-Print archive, a major site for mathematics preprints that has incorporated many formerly independent specialist archives. Search by keyword or browse by topic. ...more>>

  18. Quantum Games - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    Scientists studying quantum computation offer new perspectives on coin tossing, chess, and game theory. Theorists intend to apply the peculiarities of quantum behavior to game theory, two previously unrelated fields. These researchers propose that the ...more>>

  19. Quantum Information Page - John Aaron Smolin; UCLA Particle Beam Physics Laboratory (PBPL)
    Papers on quantum computation, cryptography, etc.; quantum information on the Net. ...more>>

  20. Quantum Lie Algebras - Gustav Delius
    A comprehensive, continuously updated bibliography of literature on Quantum Lie Algebras. Mathematica notebooks containing calculations and animations of quantum root systems are included. ...more>>

  21. Quantum-Quick Queries - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    Computer scientist Lov K. Grover of AT&T Bell Laboratories has found an an algorithm that relies on quantum mechanical principles that significantly speeds up the process of identifying a particular item in an unsorted list. Whereas the best possible ...more>>

  22. The RetroPsychoKinesis Project - Peter Moore and John Walker
    Retropsychokinesis (RPK) is the claimed ability of certain subjects to alter random data generated, but not examined, prior to the time the data are presented to the subject. Read about or run bell curve, clock face, or pendulum feedback programs (Java ...more>>

  23. Sacred Science: Essays on Mathematics, Physics and Spiritual Philosophy - Thomas J. McFarlane
    Essays in philosophy and religion intended to reveal the harmony in mathematical, physical and spiritual knowledge: Quantum Mechanics and Reality; Symmetry in Science and Religion; Science: Physical and Spiritual; Kant and Mathematical Knowledge; The ...more>>

  24. Schroedinger's Cash Register - Oliver Baker - Science News Online
    A discussion of the application of physics (particle physics, quantum theory, and statistical mechanics) to finance theory, with econophysicists attempting to break ground in Wall Street, and the possible underlying mathematical structure of market behavior. ...more>>

  25. Sir Roger Penrose - World of Escher
    Recreational math is the passion of Sir Roger Penrose, who was recently knighted for his outstanding contributions to mathematics. Penrose is a professor of mathematics at the University of Oxford in England, where he pursues an active interest in recreational ...more>>

  26. Stephen Wolfram
    The creator of Mathematica and one of the first researchers into cellular automata. Site includes a biographical sketch, photos, and a timeline of Wolfram's life; interviews with him; and the full text of many of his books, articles, talks, and patents. ...more>>

  27. Steve Fulling's Home Page - Stephen A. Fulling
    Courses in Foundation Coalition Freshman Calculus, linearity, and other subjects offer objectives, assignments, solutions and reports, exams, and supporting documentation such as books (.pdf, .ps, and .dvi formats). The site also includes access to the ...more>>

  28. The Superstring Theory - Paul Hoiland
    A site that gives a broad background from a mathematical point of view on general relativity, quantum mechanics, supersymmetry, and string theory. It also contains the concepts and math behind a registered modification to M-Theory that is non-perturbative. ...more>>

  29. TestTubeGames - Andy Hall
    Apps, Flash games, and simulations by "an escaped physics grad turned educator.... following his dream to make abstract physics concrete. And draw dinosaurs." Explore special relativity with Velocity Raptor, orbits and chaos with Gravity Sim, particle ...more>>

  30. Twistors -- What Are They? - Fedja Hadrovic
    Notes briefly introducing the basic definitions of twistor theory, which might provide an "elegant formalism for both general relativity and quantum theory. Roger Penrose was first led to the concept of twistors in his investigation of the structure of ...more>>

  31. A Virtual Space-Time Travel Machine - Jean-François Colonna, École Polytechnique
    Still Pictures and MPEG Animations (Images Fixes et Animations MPEG): Art and Science, Artistic Creation, Astrophysics, Celestial Mechanics, Deterministic Chaos, Deterministic Fractal Geometry, Fluid Mechanics, From the Infinitely Small to the Infinitely ...more>>

  32. Vladimir Trifonov's Research Page - Vladimir Trifonov
    The site includes papers "Natural geometry of nonzero quaternions" (International Journal of Theoretical Physics 46 (2) (2007) 251-257) and “GR-friendly description of quantum systems” (IJTP, DOI 10.1007/s10773-007-9474-3). ...more>>


 
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