Quantum quadrille (i)

solway conf-1927


 – after Davisson and Germer 1927.

Kick a poem through a grate like this | |
Surely each word must pass through one slot or the other, yet the resulting distribution shows that words also behave


Image: Delegates to the Solvay Conference on electrons and photons, Brussels, 1927 Wikimedia commons (no poets and only one woman [Marie Curie] in attendance). This is the first of four quantum quadrilles. And here’s Frank Sinatra also thinking about waves and particles. Linked to dverse – the poets’ pub where De is hosting and asks us to use the word ‘kick’

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