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(University of Washington)   David Thouless, Nobel-winning physicist who explored strange states of matter, dematerializes at 84   ( divider line
    More: Sad, Condensed matter physics, David James Thouless, Nobel Prize, Physics, Mathematics, Superconductivity, Theoretical physics, Helen Thouless  
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2019-04-14 08:49:02 AM  
Soon there will be nobody left who really understands how things work.
2019-04-14 10:27:09 AM  
My condolences to Maude Lebowski.
2019-04-14 11:54:04 AM  
No he didn't.  The atoms that make up his body still exist, and I'm willing to bet they still exist in the same general form they had taken when he was alive.  Unless he's been cremated.
2019-04-14 01:23:14 PM  
2019-04-14 01:58:14 PM  

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(From this blog on the Nobel Prize work.)

And it took almost 10 minutes for my eyes to quit twitching.
2019-04-14 03:27:29 PM  
He explored New Jersey?
2019-04-14 04:49:33 PM  
He was great in the 3rd Harry Potter movie.
2019-04-14 08:34:30 PM  
He didn't dematerialize; he just underwent a phase transition.
2019-04-14 11:09:36 PM  
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Best I could do in a hurry.
2019-04-15 03:34:09 PM  
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R.I.P. Professor Lupin
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