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Is it just a coincidence that one cubic foot of water weighs 1000 ounces?

The ancient weight measurement,the Talent, was defined as the weight of a standardized trade amphora of water, which as it happened coincidentally or intentionally, became both 1000 ounces AND even ...
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Why are gauge theories called so?

I think the name is very good if you think about how you can make measurements in a gauge theory. For example, take a distance in general relativity one can't measure the distance without some ...
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