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Efimov 3-body theory experimentally proven

  1. Dec 16, 2009 #1

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20091216/sc_livescience/strangephysicaltheoryprovedafternearly40years;_ylt=AkqB2UImPjRiYu5ibWcOgQys0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTRxaGZvMDN0BGFzc2V0A2xpdmVzY2llbmNlLzIwMDkxMjE2L3N0cmFuZ2VwaHlzaWNhbHRoZW9yeXByb3ZlZGFmdGVybmVhcmx5NDB5ZWFycwRjY29kZQNtb3N0cG9wdWxhcgRjcG9zAzgEcG9zAzUEcHQDaG9tZV9jb2tlBHNlYwN5bl9oZWFkbGluZV9saXN0BHNsawNzdHJhbmdlcGh5c2k- [Broken]
     
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    That's pretty cool. "Experimental proof" is still one of my favorite fallacies, but it's cool nonetheless :wink:. Go science?
     
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  4. Dec 16, 2009 #3

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    Maybe "proof" is a strong word, but in this case, it may be justified because of another critical verification.

    It's one thing to have general experimental verification of an idea, and another level entirely (IMO) to have quantified the concept, and have the quantification verified by experiment. That's pretty impressive.
     
  5. Dec 16, 2009 #4
    I am impressed. I do think it's pretty cool and is definitely good science. The experimental proof comment had nothing to do with the topic mentioned. I was just commenting on the wording (you weren't the only one to use it). It's that formal logic sequence they made me take in school. Sorry!
     
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