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Many laws are broken, most notably the laws of physics.
The identification of blazars as a likely source for cosmic rays rounds out a story that began with one of the most daring discoveries in all of physics.
Skeptics believe that extraordinary claims, from claims of aliens to government aircraft that can make abrupt 90 degree turns in violation of the laws of physics, require extraordinary proof.
According to Mordechai Segev, a professor of physics at Technion Israel Institute of Technology, a functional, accurate quantum computer would need to consist of about 2,000 quantum bits.
What's remarkable about DeepMind's software, however, is that the programmers didn't try to hard-code these laws of physics into the software.
That will require a lot of power and some fairly large tanks to have any kind of discernible effect against some real limits of physics.
This opening sequence is a stunning testament to Bird’s uncanny spatial awareness, his playful understanding of physics.
But there’s a big problem with this theory, says Sharon Weinberger, an expert on weapons technology and author of the book The Imagineers of War: The kind of weapon that does what the victims describe would defy the laws of physics.
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: a science that deals with matter and energy and the way they act on each other in heat, light, electricity, and sound
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