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The universe is a string-net liquid

The universe is a string-net liquid

作者:利骞铨  时间:2019-03-14 09:04:02  人气:

By Zeeya Merali (Image: Elmar Lackner/Mindat) In 1998, just after he won a share of the Nobel prize for physics, Robert Laughlin of Stanford University in California was asked how his discovery of “particles” with fractional charge, now called quasi-particles, would affect the lives of ordinary people. “It probably won’t,” he said, “unless people are concerned about how the universe works.” Well,