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Alice in Physics Land Richard Conn Henry
 

Summary: Alice in Physics Land
by
Richard Conn Henry
(with apologies to Lewis Carroll)
Illustrator: Sir John Tenniel
Alice was walking beside the White Knight in Physics Land.
"You are sad," the Knight said in an anxious tone:
"let me sing you a song to comfort you."
"Is it very long?" Alice asked, for she had heard a
good deal of poetry that day.
"It's long," said the Knight, "but very, very
beautiful. Everybody that hears me sing it -- either it
brings the tears to their eyes, or else --"
"Or else what?" said Alice, for the Knight had made
a sudden pause.
"Or else it doesn't, you know. The name of the song
is called `Manifestations of a Wave Function.'"
"Oh, that's the name of the song, is it?" Alice said,
trying to feel interested.
"No, you don't understand," the Knight said,

  

Source: Henry, Richard C.- Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University

 

Collections: Physics