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The Quantum World Can Be A Surprising Place
2012-09-07 09:14:58

Research at the Vienna Center for Quantum Science and Technology (VCQ) at the Vienna University of Technology has shown that in the quantum world the transition to thermal equilibrium is more interesting and more complicated that previously assumed.


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alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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