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Suckjoon Jun

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Believe it or not, it is Erwin Schrodinger who also discussed quantum mechanics and mutation within the same context. Here is the description from Wikipedia: “In chapter IV, Schrödinger presents molecules, which are indeed stable even if they consist of only a few atoms, as the solution. Even though molecules were known before, their stability could not be explained by classical physics, but is due to the discrete nature of quantum mechanics. Furthermore mutations are directly linked to quantum leaps."

on Schrodinger’s book ‘What is Life?’ (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/What_Is_Life%3F)

In terms of education, we of course know that many of Schrodinger’s ideas in the book were later proven wrong, but they influenced a generation of biologists.

Suckjoon Jun

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