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Linear Transformations will take you on a Trip Comparable to that of Magical Mushroom Sauce, And Perhaps cause More Lasting Damage Long after I was supposed to “get it”, I finally came to understand matrices by looking at the above … Continue reading

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What is an eigenvector?

The eigenvectors of a matrix summarise what it does. Think about a large, not-sparse matrix. A lot of computations are implied in that block of numbers. Some of those computations might overlap each other—2 steps forward, 1 step back, 3 steps … Continue reading

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The universe is a song, singing itself.

No, really. The solutions of the Schrödinger Equation are harmonics, just like musical notes. Quantum state of an electron orbiting a hydrogen atom where n=6, l=4, and m=1 (spin doesn’t matter): This is an equal superposition of the |3,2,1> and |3,1,-1> … Continue reading

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