Quantum Strangeness Beneath Our Everyday World
Quantum theory is our best description of the micro-world. Quantum phenomena underly all processes in nature (except possibly gravitation). Some of these phenomena — superposition and entanglement, in particular — seem very strange to those of us living and functioning in the macro-world. Please join UC Berkeley’s Dr. Birgitta Whaley in exploring how quantum strangeness works — in nature and in information and computation — to make many important processes possible that we take for granted.
- WHAT: The Quantum Strangeness Beneath Our Everyday World
- WHO: Prof. Birgitta Whaley, Director, Quantum Information & Computation Center, UC Berkeley <http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/kbwgrp/>
- WHEN: 7pm, Monday, July 6, 2015
- WHERE: PianoFight, 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA <http://www.pianofight.com/>
- HOW: Please register below.
- WHY: Because we’re curious creatures.
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