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SubjectRe: temperature standard - global config option?

> Then you must have blown your quantum finals. Royally. ESPECIALLY
> after that statement about "temperature is nothing but the movement of
> pieces of materie". Not even close, once you get into the quant.
> Mathematically and quantum mechanically, negative absolute
> temperatures do exist. In quantum mechanics, temperature is expressed as
> probability populations in various quantum states.

Excuse me, but I don't think that we can get computer temperature sensors as
we know them to measure temperatures of matter in quantum states. Even if,
one day, we built a usable quantum computer which might need temperature
measurements, I doubt that the Linux kernel would run on it without being
totally rewritten.

Anyhow, I like the discussion. I love anything to do with quantum physics!

Chris Boot

#define QUESTION ((2b) || (!2b))

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