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    80 Year Old Computer Puzzle Solved

    New Answer to 80-Year-Old Question Makes Computer Modeling 100,000 Times Faster | Popular Science

    A new formula allows computers to simulate how new materials behave up to 100,000 times faster than previously possible, and could drastically speed up innovation relating to electronic devices and energy-efficient cars. Princeton engineers came up with the model based on an 80-year-old quantum physics puzzle.
    Llewellyn Hilleth Thomas and Nobel laureate Enrico Fermi first theorized in 1927 that they could calculate the energy of electrons in motion based on how electrons are distributed in a material. Knowing that kinetic energy of electrons in a material helps researchers understand the structure and properties of new materials, as well as how they might respond to physical stress.



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    Re: 80 Year Old Computer Puzzle Solved

    My PC just became obsolete I'd guess.

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    Re: 80 Year Old Computer Puzzle Solved

    Blenders will now be able to mix drinks five times faster! Sweet!


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