On 17 December 2013 15:50, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:

> I don't see that it follows.  Just like Shannon's information and
> Boltzmann's entropy, the domains are very much related so it's no surprise
> that we can carry over some math developed for Newtonian physics and apply
> it to quantum physics.  After all the former should be a kind of
> statistical mechanics of the latter.
> Again, I may have been misinformed. I was under the impression that matrix
mechanics and the Schrodinger equation and so on were rather different from
anything in Newtonian physics (although part of the same mathematical
system). Is that not so?

(I wouldn't have expected the domains of hydrogen atoms and billiard balls
to be as closely related as information theory and thermodynamics, by the

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