quantum field theory :
- n the branch of quantum physics that is concerned with the theory of fields; it was motivated by the question of how an atom radiates light as its electrons jump from excited states
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- A Black Hole Mystery Wrapped in a Firewall Paradox
A paradox around matter leaking from black holes puts into question various scientific axioms: Either information can be lost; Einstein's principle of equivalence is wrong; or quantum field theory needs fixing.
Aug. 12, 2013 - New York Times