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  • n  the branch of quantum physics that accounts for matter at the atomic level; an extension of statistical mechanics based on quantum theory (especially the Pauli exclusion principle)
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  • Web Exclusive: Quantum Weirdness? It's All in Your Mind (preview)
    Flawlessly accounting for the behavior of matter on scales from the subatomic to the astronomical, quantum mechanics is the most successful theory in all the physical sciences. It is also the weirdest. [More]
    June 14, 2013 - Scientific American
  • Government vs. the Constitution
    Werner Heisenberg, one of the founders along with Schroedinger of Quantum Mechanics, once said, "The very act of observing disturbs the system."
    June 14, 2013 - The Berkeley Daily Planet
  • Can Quantum Bayesianism Fix the Paradoxes of Quantum Mechanics? (preview)
    Flawlessly accounting for the behavior of matter on scales from the subatomic to the astronomical, quantum mechanics is the most successful theory in all the physical sciences. It is also the weirdest. [More]
    June 10, 2013 - Scientific American

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