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- n. Plural form of nucleate.
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So somewhere in our A universe, a microscopic bubble nucleates.
Pradel et al.  found that MamK nucleates at multiple sites and assembles into mosaic bundles of filaments.
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, the University of Stuttgart and the TU Berlin discovered the reason for this when they tried to impose a 7-fold symmetry on a layer of charged colloidal particles using strong laser fields: the emergence of ordered structures requires the presence of specific sites where the corresponding order nucleates.
"Most of what nucleates clouds are dust particles," said Cziczo.
Second, Sean’s point was that he has an alternative to the Humean nightmare — in the late stages of a deSitter expansion, the total entropy may be large, but its * density* is small, so when a baby universe nucleates, its small size means that it automatically has very low entropy.