Antedating of "Quantum Mechanics"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Feb 20 23:47:07 UTC 2005

quantum mechanics (OED, in modern sense, 1925)

1924 _Amer. Mathematical Monthly_ Mar. 126  Perhaps the fundamental
directedness of the world events is not expressed in the equations of
ordinary dynamics, but strikes its roots deeper into the underlying
quantum mechanics.

Fred Shapiro

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