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Can I have some some antinuclei with nonzero strangeness on my pizza please? http://tinyurl.com/y8dj4ks Radical new form of antimatter. # Strange antiparticles pop out of RHIC's quark-gluon plasmahttp://tinyurl.com/y8dj4ksSo far, the LHC has been spending its time ramming protons together, leaving Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) the king of the hill when it comes to smashing… New post on http://www.automatonsadrift.com/ A quantum understanding. Very cool research to help us advance technology. #  
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A quantum understanding

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It has been a while since I posted an actual article. I feel this innovation is something that a twitter post really couldn't do justice to. Scientists at Princeton have made a dramatic leap forward in materials simulation. Traditionally when simulating materials on super computers programs must calculate the energy of an atom from scratch to determine the properties of a substance. The scratch calculation is complex and when you scale this across hundreds or thousands of atoms simulations are extremely intensive. Enter the new formula based solution from Carter and Chen. This solution avoids having to calculate the energy of each electron in a material and instead accurately predicts the kinetic energy of electrons across the entire substance. This takes the most complex repetitive portion out of the simulation…
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