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The Mariners choose good vibes, an easy Sunday afternoon, beating the Angels behind solid pitching and a Winker slam

The Mariners choose good vibes, an easy Sunday afternoon, beating the Angels behind solid pitching and a Winker slam

Tonight at T-Mobile Park it was Geno’s Good Vibes Only Day. There are a lot of ways to describe the vibes of a team, of a fandom. Call it team chemistry. Mojo. The Electric Factory. Take your pick. It’s elusive, intangible, immeasurable. It’s not a necessary component for good teams, or great teams, but it …

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In evaluating trade deadline approach, Astros were solid but confusion reigned with Red Sox

In evaluating trade deadline approach, Astros were solid but confusion reigned with Red Sox

Here are some teams who stepped forward: Astros: James Click added solid pieces to an already strong team. With Jason Castro out for the season following knee surgery, trading for Christian Vázquez to split time with Martin Maldonado was a smart move. Maldonado and Vázquez know each other from Puerto Rico and there won’t be …

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Evidence of a new type of disordered quantum Wigner Solid

Evidence of a new type of disordered quantum Wigner Solid

Artistic rendition of disordered anisotropic Wigner solid composed of frozen electrons (pinned by the disorder) arranged in an anisotropic lattice. Credit: Hossain et al. Physicists have been trying to determine the ground states of 2D electron systems at extremely low densities and temperatures for many decades now. The first theoretical predictions for these ground states …

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