Quantum Mechanics 1925-1927
LinksHear Hans Bethe talk briefly about Bohr and quantum mechanics (on the BBC site)
A set of Bethe lectures: personal perspectives on quantum physics (audio available)
A 14-page essay on the Origins of Quantum Theory by Cathryn Carson (PDF)
A biography of Max Planck, who originated quantum theory.
On the physics of quantum mechanics:
Ideas About Quantum Mechanics: A brief summary
Visual Quantum Mechanics: A more thorough explanation
Todd's Intro to Quantum Mechanics A well-illustrated introduction for the "ordinary person"
Measurement in Quantum Mechanics FAQ summary on the measurement problem POPULAR
Jammer, Max, The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1974).
Mehra and Rechenberg, Quantum Theory, volumes 4-5.
Pais, Abraham, Subtle is the Lord, 440-449.
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