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Encyclopedia > Microcosm

For the definition of the word microcosm, see here.


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Encyclopedia: Microcosm (416 words)
Disambiguation The central section of the UA1 experiment on display at the Microcosm museum Microcosm is a museum of particle physics located at CERN in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, near the town of Meyrin.
MicroCosm® uses Cowell's method for numerical integration of the satellite equations of motion and the variational equations for the force model parameters which are to be adjusted.
Because Bayesian estimation is used, MicroCosm® requires the input of a priori estimates and uncertainties for all parameters to be determined in the solution.
microcosm - definition of microcosm in Encyclopedia (545 words)
Macrocosm and microcosm is an ancient Greek schema of seeing the same patterns reproduced in all levels of reality.
It may have begun with Democritus in the fifth century B.C. or with Pythagoras and is a philosophical conception that runs through Socrates, and Plato and through to the Renaissance.
Throughout the Middle Ages the Macrocosmic quaternities of the elements and the seasons were linked to the Microcosmic quaternities of the four humours and ages of Man. The macrocosm/microcosm schema was developed further by the Swiss physician and alchemist Paracelsus, who proposed that within man was an inner heaven with stars.
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