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Do classical laws arise from quantum laws?

“The physics community is mostly divided into two groups,” Johannes Kofler tells “One group believes that quantum theory is underlying the classical world, and that classical physics comes from the quantu ...

Nov 12, 2007 feature
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The New New Math of String Theory

At the beginning of the last century, Albert Einstein posited a now famous theory that forever linked geometry and fundamental physics. According to general relativity, spacetime is curved, and that curvature ...

Jun 20, 2006
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Physicists reveal water's secrets

It's essential to all life, and numerous research papers are published about it every year. Yet there are still secrets to reveal about water, that seemingly simple compound we know as H2O.

Mar 03, 2007
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