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... information List of unsolved problems in physics Research in physics is continually progressing on a large number of fronts ... In condensed matter physics, an important unsolved theoretical problem is that of high-temperature superconductivity ... In particle physics, the first pieces of experimental evidence for physics beyond the Standard Model have begun to appear ...
... In a non-tonal language, segments may be differentiated as follows Vowels are replaced by a set of relative pitch ranges generally tracking the f2 formant of spoken language ... Stress is expressed by higher pitch or increased length Consonants are produced by pitch transitions of different lengths and height, plus the presence or absence of occlusion ...
... Information has a well-defined meaning in physics ... Bekenstein claimed that a growing trend in physics was to define the physical world as being made of information itself (and thus information is defined in this way ...
... The Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics (ITEP Russian. 1945, ITEP exists as a community of people studying topics ranging from theoretical physics and mathematics to biology and chemistry ... Research areas in theoretical physics concentrate around quantum field theory including the string theory ...
... The idea that Newtonian physics proved causal determinism was highly influential in the early modern period ... For instance, Newtonian physics admits solutions where particles accelerate continuously, heading out towards infinity ...
Famous quotes containing the word physics:
“It is hardly to be believed how spiritual reflections when mixed with a little physics can hold peoples attention and give them a livelier idea of God than do the often ill-applied examples of his wrath.”
—G.C. (Georg Christoph)
“He who is conversant with the supernal powers will not worship these inferior deities of the wind, waves, tide, and sunshine. But we would not disparage the importance of such calculations as we have described. They are truths in physics because they are true in ethics.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“But this invites the occult mind,
Cancels our physics with a sneer,
And spatters all we knew of denouement
Across the expedient and wicked stones.”
—Karl Shapiro (b. 1913)