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Definition(s):

  • (n) English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984)

News

  • Dirac HD Player can improve the Apple headphone and EarPod experience

    Thinking of buying new headphones for listening to music on your iPhone or iPod touch? You might want to try the Dirac HD Player or the Lite version instead to see if it can improve the sound from the headphones that came with your iOS music player. Dirac is a Swedish company that does all kinds of high-end electronic equalization for the auto and electronics industry. You can hear their work in ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Quotes

  1. "The more I learn about the award, the more I'm honored. The person the award is named for (Paul AM Dirac) is one of the great figures in science," Polchinski said. "He was one of the people who discovered quantum mechanics in the 1920s. He's...
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Joseph Polchinski Source: EurekAlert (press release)

  2. "Certainly the fact that Dirac had been a pupil at my school made me curious to know what he had done," Higgs says.
    on Nov 25, 2009 By: Peter Higgs Source: Irish Times

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