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Noncommutative distances between industries

The distance from your house to the grocery must be the same as the distance back, but 20th-century mathematicians speculated about circumstances where this might not be the case. Very small-scale physics is non-commutative in some ways and so is … Continue reading

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The universe is a song, singing itself.

No, really. The solutions of the Schr√∂dinger Equation are harmonics, just like musical notes. Quantum state of an electron orbiting a hydrogen atom where n=6, l=4, and m=1 (spin doesn’t matter): This is an equal superposition¬†of the |3,2,1> and |3,1,-1> … Continue reading

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