(And you'll finally remember that "data" is a plural noun! -
Quantum : Quanta :: Datum : Data)
Quantum CoolnessSince it appeared on the internet, it's not exactly a rumor, but word is Willamette is now exploring options for a Humanities Pub! How great is that!
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 6:30pm
Salem - Brown's Towne Lounge
Search the Internet for “quantum” and you'll find offers for data storage, fishing gear, health supplements and fuel systems. Almost all of the top results are unrelated to the theory of quantum mechanics, which can make it difficult to separate science-fact from science-fiction.
In this talk Michaela Kleinert, Assistant Professor of Physics at Willamette University, will reveal the unintuitive province of the quanta, a realm where physical laws seemingly defy everyday human experience. Learn how to spot quantum snake oil and more at this Science Pub Salem!