macroscopic macroscopic

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) visible to the naked eye; using the naked eye
  2. (adj) large enough to be visible with the naked eye

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The probability of a macroscopic object like a human doing this trick is infinitesimal.
  2. The probability of a macroscopic object--like a human--doing this trick is infinitesimal.
  3. But one thing is clear: very early on, children with autism have brains that are anatomically different on both microscopic and macroscopic scales.

News

  1. What if quantum physics worked on a macroscopic level? Researchers have successfully entangled optic fibers populated ...

    Quantum physics concerns a world of infinitely small things. But for years, researchers have been attempting to observe the properties of quantum physics on a larger scale, even macroscopic.
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. What if quantum physics worked on a macroscopic level?

    ( Université de Genève ) Quantum physics concerns a world of infinitely small things. But for years, researchers from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, have been attempting to observe the properties of quantum physics on a larger scale, even macroscopic.
    on July 25, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Quantum Entanglement Made Visible

    The co-founder of the first successful quantum technology company claimed this week to have demonstrated macroscopic quantum entanglement, a breakthrough that could be help to develop quantum communications networks.
    on July 24, 2013     Source: EETimes

Quotes

  1. Although these types of "two-dimensional metamaterials" have been around for a few years, the Princeton-led study offers researchers the ability to work with "something optically thick that could achieve a macroscopic effect," says Claire...
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: Claire Gmachl Source: Scientific American

  2. "This experiment, if successful, would bring retrocausality into the macroscopic realm," says Cramer.
    on Sep 28, 2006 By: John Cramer Source: New Scientist (subscription)

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