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Comment Divisibility explained (Score 2) 71

A comment explains the "divisibility":

This is just a misunderstanding - the electron wasn't split - only its wake deBroglie wave can be separated into a three components - quasiparticles, whereas the electron itself remains pretty untouched and safe by itself. The more it applies to electrons within magnetic material instead of vacuum, where these quasiparticles can live their own lives independent of original electron.

Comment Re:What's next? (Score 3, Informative) 496

Dishonest decontextualization, as usual. The complete quote:

One, he wanted me to help reinspire children to want to get into science and math; he wanted me to expand our international relationships; and third, and perhaps foremost, he wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science, math, and engineering.

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