A thing or two about symplectic camels

Here’s a thing or two about symplectic camels. First, Wikipedia’s summary: Maurice de Gosson [pictured here] was the first to prove that Gromov’s symplectic non-squeezing theorem (a k a “the Principle of the Symplectic Camel“) allowed the derivation of a classícal uncertainty principle formally totally similar to the Robertson-Schrödinger uncertainty relations (i.e. the Heisenberg inequalities […]

“Learning by Jerks in Science”

What is the relationship between learning and jerks in science? This paper asks and answers the question plainly: “Engagement, Wonder, and Learning by Jerks in Science: Perspectives of Pre-Service Elementary Education Students, Medical Students, and Research Science Doctoral Students,” Nancy Pelaez [pictured here], Kimberley D. Ryder, B. Subah Packer and Michael R. Cohen, Paper presented at […]

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