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Engineers have developed mathematical tools that determine when randomness emerges in any stochastic (random) system. The research looks to answer a long-standing question: When does randomness set in during a “random walk?” Picture a herd of sheep or cattle emerging from a shed or barn to graze a field. They head straight out of their …

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The natural tendency for things to tangle may help explain the three-dimensional nature of the universe and how it formed. A team of physicists has developed an out-of-the-box theory: shortly after the universe popped into existence 13.8 billion years ago it was filled with knots formed from flexible strands of energy called flux tubes that …

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