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  • adjective physics associated with zero on any scale, but particularly with a temperature of absolute zero

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Examples

  • This tiny residual motion is called zero-point energy, which is the minimum quantum energy associated with a particle due to its confinement.

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  • Known as a zero-point field, this Dark Star is a moving body of negative energy that will destroy all life on Earth when it returns to the edge of our solar system in March 2008.

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  • Known as a zero-point field, this Dark Star is a moving body of negative energy that will destroy all life on Earth when it returns to the edge of our solar system in March 2008.

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  • Known as a zero-point field, this Dark Star is a moving body of negative energy that will destroy all life on Earth when it returns to the edge of our solar system in March 2008.

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  • But in the end, exact solution, including calculations allowing exact falsification, is impossible, by principle, since people cannot exist when the only energy available is zero-point energy.

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  • (Science fiction about zero-point energy are fictional science, physically equivalent to a device that breaks the laws of thermodynamics,) Is the Duncan-Johnson GTE science?

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  • A future society, reaping the benefits of nanotechnology, zero-point energy, and other advances unfathomable to us cryonauts, could not help but be magnanimous and grant us our last and greatest wish.

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  • (I'd love to see fusion drives, matter-antimatter power plants, zero-point energy, and warp drive as much as any other dreamer, but for now we have to live in the Real World.)

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  • After Sunday's zero-point, zero-shot, one-hit performance in Sunrise, where the whole second line struggled, it's impossible not to wonder how close the needle is to 'E' on his gas gauge.

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  • The maximal volume of space/time would involve measuring the time it took the universe to expand and cool to the point where the only energy was zero-point energy.

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