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Dartmouth Researchers Contribute to Solving a Quantum Puzzle
June 30, 2010
Dartmouth researchers have discovered a potentially important piece of the quantum/classical puzzle--learning how the rules of physics in the quantum world (think smaller than microscopic) change when applied to the classical world (think everyday items, like cars and trees).
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