from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plural of vacuum.
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- n. Plural form of vacuum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An occasional plural of vacuum.
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Though seldom giving much evidence of affection for the exploited, he is perfectly capable of displaying hatred – a sort of queer, theoretical, in vacua hatred – against the exploiters.
The subject of false vacua is fascinating in its own right, but also nice because it brings together many different areas of theoretical physics.
Though seldom giving much evidence of affection for the exploited, he is perfectly capable of displaying hatreda sort of queer, theoretical, in vacua hatredagainst the exploiters.
I already have two physics related threads that have started and ended at “Part I” (false vacua and string theory).
Yes, I am aware that I already have two physics related threads that have started and ended at “Part I” (false vacua and string theory).
Not surprisingly, these points, which correspond to vacua, are called “minima”.
There is a “landscape” of many possible lower-dimensional vacua, just like in string theory.
And one shouldn't not confuse quantum vacua or other fields with absolute nothingness.
As a digression this is how a set of non-equivalent vacua are one nothing, and where the symmetries on one vacua define particle states on another, which means there is no global symmetry to the universe.
If my inequivalent vacua theory is correct then it means the universe admits no global symmetry, including the Coleman-Mandula theorem on the maximal permissible set of symmetries for the S-matrix.