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April 5th, 2011

No Mysterious Symmetry In Ultracold Helium Nanodroplet Science

Abstract:
Mysterious Symmetry between Destruction and Growth asked "How on earth does blowing stuff up extremely violently constrain totally unrelated growth mechanisms? This is the mystery."

In the science of ultra cold Helium droplets of nanometer sizes, there exists a simple, widely known formula, which basically states that the random distributions of the sizes of such droplets obey a totally unexpected symmetry. This is of possibly deep significance for many similar statistical processes, be they happening during earthquakes or say on the stock market. It would be astonishing if Helium droplet physics could investigate this general phenomenon that may hold in quite different destructive and constructive random processes in biology, nanotechnology, and many other important fields.

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