Abraham Rempel

Can we understand Quantum Physics without the Math?

Jim Davis Unfortunately it isn't very easy. I don't have the math or physics background that many scientists insist is necessary to understand QM but have managed to learn much about the basic concepts. This book does give good explanations that don't require any knowledge about the math and formulas that make up QM. The book also adds to my feeling that many scientists hide behind the math because they don't want to deal with any metaphysical implications that seem to arise when they try to explain QM in non-mathematical ways. Obviously you can't use QM to develop scientific theories or produce technology without a complete understanding of the math but some of us just want to know what it is that's holding up our seemingly solid world at the subatomic level.
ennui perhaps some of the theories, concepts, how it is used in electronics...
“There is a mathematical underpinning that you must first acquire, mastery of each mathematical subdiscipline leading you to the threshold of the next. In turn you must learn arithmetic, Euclidian geometry, high school algebra, differential and integral calculus, ordinary and partial differential equations, vector calculus, certain special functions of mathematical physics, matrix algebra, and group theory. For most physics students, this might occupy them from, say, third grade to early graduate school—roughly 15 years. Such a course of study does not actually involve learning any quantum mechanics, but merely establishing the mathematical framework required to approach it deeply.”
― Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
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