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Your single prime duty is Independence of Thought
and Freedom of Action with SELF-responsibility. You are
now free to think, act and behave in any way you see fit
and must therefore take responsibility for your own life,
your actions and RE-actions.
-Church of the Subgenius, Pope responsibilities
With these techniques, the researchers were thus able to reproduce several thermodynamic properties of water from quantum mechanics, including the density of ice and water, the difference in melting temperature for normal and heavy water, and the stability of different forms of ice. Moreover, the study reveals several physical insights on what give ice and water systems their peculiar properties. One of the most notable findings is the that nuclear quantum fluctuations, which is the tendency for light elements such as hydrogen to behave more like a diffuse cloud rather than a localized particle, promote hexagonal packing of molecules inside ice, which ultimately leads to the six-fold symmetry of snowflakes.
Richard Feynman, one of the founders of quantum field theory remarked, "I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum theory".