John Robert, born 1931, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1972.
noun 1. scrod. noun 1. a young Atlantic codfish or haddock, especially one split for cooking. noun 1. (US) a young cod or haddock, esp one split and prepared for cooking
noun 1. Erwin [er-vin] /ˈɛr vɪn/ (Show IPA), 1887–1961, German physicist: Nobel prize 1933. noun 1. Erwin (ˈɛrviːn). 1887–1961, Austrian physicist, who discovered the wave equation: shared the Nobel prize for physics 1933 Schrödinger (shrō’dĭng-ər, shrā’-) Austrian physicist who founded the study of wave mechanics when he developed a mathematical equation that describes the wavelike […]
noun, Physics. 1. the wave equation of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics. Also called Schrödinger wave equation. Compare wave equation (def 2). Schrödinger equation noun 1. an equation used in wave mechanics to describe a physical system. For a particle of mass m and potential energy V it is written (ih/2π).(∂ψ/∂t) = (–h²/8π²m)∇²ψ + Vψ, where i […]
jargon, programming /shroh’din-buhg/ (MIT, from the Schroedinger’s Cat thought-experiment in quantum physics) A design or implementation bug in a program that doesn’t manifest until someone reading source or using the program in an unusual way notices that it never should have worked, at which point the program promptly stops working for everybody until fixed. Though […]