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Hydrogen atoms under the magnifying glass

To describe the microscopic properties of matter and its interaction with the external world, quantum mechanics uses wave functions, whose structure and time dependence is governed by the Schrödinger equation. In atoms, ...

dateMay 22, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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Star birth in Cepheus

( —Watching starbirth isn't easy: tens of millions of years are needed to form a star like our Sun. Much like archeologists who reconstruct ancient cities from shards of debris strewn over time, astronomers must ...

dateApr 01, 2013 in Astronomy
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