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Does a Quantum Equation Govern Some of the Universe's Large Structures?


Young protostar

This artist's concept shows a swirling debris disk of gas and dust surrounding a young protostar.

Credit:NASA/JPL

Researchers who want to predict the behavior of systems governed by quantum mechanics—an electron in an atom, say, or a photon of light traveling through space—typically turn to the Schrödinger equation.

From Scientific American
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