[Offtopic] Physics in the UK

Cameron Bell bell.cameron.p at edumail.vic.gov.au
Thu Jul 5 08:50:12 EST 2007

It's fairly straight forward. The cat is both worried and not worried at 
the same time! ;-)

I'm worried, when you have a media/press that (feels it?) has to dumb 
stuff down to get a story watched, and you watch students leave subjects 
that are perceived as hard because they want to maximise their ENTER or 
won't accept the challenge, you get pessimistic.

Jim Maunder wrote:
> At 09:14 PM 04/07/2007, you wrote:
>> Wow, what a horror story Cameron. ...
>> Heisenberg's cat now has a reason to be nervous.
> Maybe not, but it is uncertain whether he had one. Schrödinger's cat 
> might be worried though, if it exists at this point in time.
> see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncertainty_principle
> and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schr%C3%B6dinger's_cat
> rgds
> Jim
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