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Submission + - Tiniest lamp spans quantum and classical physics

Urchin writes: "Physicists in California have made the smallest ever incandescent lamp using a carbon nanotube as the filament. The nanotube is so small it behaves as a quantum mechanical system but it's just large enough that the classical physics rules of thermodynamics should apply. Analyzing the light emitted from the tiny light will give the team a better picture of what happens in the twilight zone between the quantum and classical worlds."
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Tiniest lamp spans quantum and classical physics

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Someday somebody has got to decide whether the typewriter is the machine, or the person who operates it.