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Mandala Spring/Summer 2011
(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 2011)
Is the Transition from Classical to Quantum Mechanics Truly an example of a Kuhnian Revolution?
I argue that classical mechanics and quantum theories are not necessarily as radically different as they have been depicted so far. In fact whether we actually have a paradigm shift going from classical to quantum mechanics ...
Mandala Fall/Winter 2010-2011
(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 2010)
Book Review of "Quantum Theory: A Philosopher's Overview"
(Taylor and Francis, 2011-01-06)
Given its general motivation, “Quantum Theory: a Philosopher's Overview” by Salvator Cannavo is a very interesting book. The fundamental question is: Can quantum mechanics be an explanatory theory? In a nutshell, his answer ...
Concurrent cloud-to-ground lightning and precipitation enhancement in the Atlanta, Georgia (USA) urban region
(American Meteorological Society, 2008)
This study explores how the Atlanta, Georgia (United States), urban region influences warm-season (May through September) cloud-toground lightning flashes and precipitation. Eight years (1995–2003) of flashes from the ...
What is Bohmian Mechanics
(Springer Netherlands, 2004-08)
Contrary to the widespread belief, the problem of the emergence of classical mechanics from quantum mechanics is still open. In spite of many results of the standard approach, it is not yet clear how to explain within ...
Rapid Recovery of Damaged Ecosystems
Background: Recent reports on the state of the global environment provide evidence that humankind is inflicting great damage to the very ecosystems that support human livelihoods. The reports further predict that ecosystems ...
The Determinants of Dismissals, Quits, and Layoffs: A Multinomial Logit Approach
(Southern Economic Association, 1997-04)
Synergy For Science Learning: An Interdisciplinary Partnership to Improve the Quality of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education
(Common Ground Publishing LLC, 2009)
Synergy is the interaction of two or more elements to produce a combined impact greater than the sum of their separate effects. In this paper, synergy for science learning came from the amalgamation of separate, independent ...
Terra Nova 2.0 - The New World of MMORPGs
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2009-06)
The dominant metaphor used to describe and situate MMORPGs, or massively multiplayer online role playing games (e.g. Ultima Online, EverQuest, World of Warcraft, Second Life, etc.), has been “new world” and “new frontier.” ...