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To Observe the Muon Is to Experience Hints of Immortality – WIRED

Attempting to model the universe as precisely as possible is to try to see the one thing that even the strictest atheist agrees is everlasting.



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The known universe seemed, briefly, muonstruck. But it took only 12 days for another Italian physicist to throw cold water on the bliss. Carlo Rovelli, a founder of loop quantum gravity theory, which seeks to combine quantum mechanics and general relativity, and the author of Helgoland: Making Sense of the Quantum Revolution, which was published in English in May, wrote in The Guardian, Physicists love to think of themselves as radical.
This self-conception, Rovelli went on, is understandable, especially…

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