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How to describe spin and statistics

I’m in the midst of writing a couple of sections on how spin really works. Not coincidentally, I’m also discussing these topics in my Quantum Field Theory class, where we get to do all of the math. In the process, … Continue reading

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Ask a Physicist: What are your prospects for getting a faster than light drive?

My latest column is up! This is a bit different than my normal fare, since I’m trying to tackle the sci-fi side of things head on. However, it’s entirely like my normal fare in that I end up being a … Continue reading

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