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Fundamental difference between classical and quantum mechanics

  1. Apr 1, 2007 #1
    What are some of the fundamental differences between Classical & Quantum mechanics?
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  3. Apr 1, 2007 #2
    maybe if classical is an old computer or a car then quantum mechanics would be a new computer or an airplane?
  4. Apr 1, 2007 #3
    I think it is like the difference between classical (ie - Newtonian) physics and quantum physics. Something about Max Planck, and as always, there is a good wikipedia article about this stuff.
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