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Schrodinger's cat

Posted by Ward on November 11, 2004

In Reply to: Re: How can I order a vacuum? posted by Bob on November 11, 2004

: : : : Today's Site of the Day from www.refdesk.com (a wonderful site in its own right) is a Javascript lesson in orders of magnitude, recently discussed here. It's fun to look at. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/

: : : Bob:
: : : Thanks for that. Science education can be so much more interesting now than in the old days of bunsen burners. I'm optimistic for the future of science.

: : Does it have an order form for half a vacuum? there's somebody on here who would like one...

: : L
: Yes, but very uniquely, she's semi-pregnant in the next universe over.

Schrodinger should have used a possibly pregnant lady in his favorite thought experiment. The problem in science education is we haven't figured out how to put the sizzle in it. Maybe this site will help.