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December 29, 2009

Like John Lennon said.

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(1) coined a famous term and method that has immensely helped modern science and technology. The rest are examples. Who is (1) and what term did he coin? Identify the rest for bonus points.

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Gedankenexperiment, or thought experiment, by Hans Christian Oersted (1).

24 Responses to “Like John Lennon said.”

  1. 1. Hans Christian Ørsted
    Term – Gedankenexperiment or thought experiment
    a- Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment
    b- cat in the box
    c- buttered cat paradox
    d- dining philosophers

  2. Chinmaya U.Holla

    Hans Christian Ørsted,Thought Experiment.
    Galileo\’s gravity experiment,Schrodinger\’s Cat,Cat with buttered bread tied to its back,Dining Philosophers\’ Problem etc

  3. Hans Christian Ørsted- Thought Experiment
    1)Galileos expt at the Leaning tower of pisa
    2)Schrodinger’s cat
    3)Buttered cat paradox
    4)Dining Philosophers problem

  4. RahulN

    Hans Christian Oersted – Explicitly described and named the “thought experiment”

    Examples are Schrodingers Cat, Dining philosophers, Galileo’s experiment to prove universal “g” and Cat and buttered toast experiment

  5. krudebox

    Hans Christian Ørsted and the Thought Experiment or the gedankenexperiment.

    Galileo’s Leaning Tower of Pisa Experiment,
    Schrödinger’s cat,
    Buttered cat
    and the Dining Philosophers

  6. 1. hans christian orstead termed thought experiment or gedankenexperiment

    Galileo\’s Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment
    Schrödinger\’s cat (quantum mechanics)
    Buttered cat paradox
    Dining Philosophers (computer science)

  7. Rogi

    1 = Hans Christian Ørsted

    Thought experiments:

    Galileo’s Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment
    Schrödinger’s cat
    Buttered cat paradox
    Dining Philosophers

  8. emrohit

    Hans Christian Ørsted and the term is “thought experiment”.

    Some examples that I could identify:

    Galileo’s Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment
    Shroedinger’s Cat

  9. Hans Christian Ørsted, who termed \

  10. Hans Christian Ørsted, who termed “Thought Experiment”. Examples include Galileo’s Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment, Schrödinger’s cat, the Buttered cat paradox and the Dining Philosophers.

  11. shrik

    Hans Christian Ørsted coined Gedankenexperiment or ‘thought experiment’.

    1. Galileo’s experiment of falling objects
    2. Schrodinger’s cat
    3. Buttered side down or cat’s feet down?
    4. Dining Philosopher’s Problem.

  12. Rithwik K

    Thought experiment by Hans Christian Ørsted

    Famous examples of thought experiments include Schrödinger\’s cat, illustrating quantum indeterminacy through the manipulation of a perfectly sealed environment and a tiny bit of radioactive substance, and Maxwell\’s demon, in which a supernatural being is instructed to attempt to violate the second law of thermodynamics.

  13. Hans Christian Ørsted and Gedankenexperiment.

    Schrodinger’s Cat, Buttered Cat Paradox, Philosopher’s Dining problem et al.

  14. Raghuvansh

    Hans Christian Ørsted, thought experiment.

    * Galileo’s Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment
    * Schrodinger’s Cat
    * Buttered Cat Experiment
    * Dining Philosophers

  15. Ananth

    Hans Christian Oersted and the Gedanken (thought) experiment.
    – Shroedinger’s cat
    – Buttered toast-Cat paradox
    – Dining philosopher’s problem.

  16. Ps

    Hans Christian Ørsted and the Thought experiment

    2. Galileo and the Pisa Cannonball story
    3. Schrödinger\’s cat
    4. Buttered (toast) cat paradox
    5. Dining philosophers problem

  17. varuns88

    Hans Christian Ørsted, Thought Experiment

  18. sidsen

    thought experiment or the gedanken experiment- Hans Christian Orsted

    galileo throwing his two balls off the leaning tower of pisa
    schrodinger running foul of peta
    the buttered cat
    the philosophers with their brains on plates in front of them to be eaten with spoons

  19. orsted; thought experiment.

  20. Higgers

    Hans Christian Ørsted, Thought Experiment

    1.Galileo’s experiment proving that falling objects must fall at the same rate regardless of their masses.
    2.Schrodinger’s cat
    3.Buttered cat paradox
    4.Dining philosophers problem

  21. Logik

    Deadlock. Murphy\’s law about cat\’s landing on It\’s feet down, and butter on the floor. Philosopher\’s dining problem. Schrodinger\’s cat. Galileo\’s cannonball experiment.

  22. Bharath

    Hans Christian Oersted — thought experiments

    Galileo’s Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment
    Schrödinger’s cat
    Buttered cat paradox
    Dining Philosophers problem

  23. udupendra

    Hans Christian Orsted, Gedanken

    Galileo at the Leaning Tower of Pisa
    Schroedinger’s Cat
    Buttered Cat
    Dining Philosophers

  24. dheeraj

    gedankenexperment or thought experiment.

    1>rate of a falling object is independent of the mass.
    Galileo droping balls of different mass from Leaning Tower of Pisa
    2>Schrodinger’s cat
    3>Buttered cat paradox
    4>Dining philosophers problem,dealing with shared resources and the idea for semaphores…

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