How computers push on the molecules they simulate

Because modern computers have to depict the real world with digital representations of numbers instead of physical analogues, to simulate the continuous passage of time they have to digitize time into small slices. This kind ...

Researchers explore elections and voting behaviour with physics

Statistical physics has began to inch itself into the territory of social and human sciences in the past decade. Vast and complex social networks have particularly gained popularity among physicists. Now they have also started ...

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