Our understanding of the physical world has come a long way since the old days—the days of fire-lit caves and the flickering shadows that crowded round the fearful human mind. Still, we’ve a long way yet to go, and in that spirit, here’s a brief map of the long road thus far traveled on our journey to enlightenment.
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And so begins a new era in super-fast, frictionless transport.
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So long, entropy?
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Studies of matter in two- and one-dimensional states pays off big.
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