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Does anyone know what this symbol designates? 
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Mar914, 12:06 PM

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Mar914, 12:18 PM

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First thing a camper who brought too small a tent sees when he wakes up on the morning?



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Mar914, 12:21 PM

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I've seem it meaning "a lot less than".



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Mar914, 12:23 PM

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Does anyone know what this symbol designates?
Not in this case, it is actually slightly different than the "much less than symbols". It was used in the formulation of an equation using the uncertainty principle, that explained why an electron "through the double slit experiment" changes it direction when measured.



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Mar914, 12:25 PM

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Mar914, 12:26 PM

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From Modern Physics 3rd edition (Serway)



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Mar914, 03:36 PM

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From the context, it looks like much less than. (Although the shape is rather odd for that)



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