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Relativistically harmless

Every now and again when I’m studying I discover something which I think is just cool. And relativistic quantum chemistry — is just cool! Quantum mechanics and general relativity aren’t the best of friends. This much is pretty well known, … Continue reading

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An inconstant constant

So on a slightly more serious note, it turns out that the Astronomical Unit may need to be redefined. Not really such a problem for me, but all those planetary astronomers out there might have to find a new benchmark. … Continue reading

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