Physics of love

physics of love
A physics of love story themed on spin and angular momentum.
In science, the physics of love is a popularized term that refers to any of various overview attempts or outlines to explain love in terms of the science of physics.

History
Greek philosopher Empedocles was the first to incorporate ideas about human love and hate in his circa 450BC standard model of physics, loosely conceiving of love as an attraction force, and hate as a repulsion force.

In 2000, American astrophysicist Christopher Hirata outlined a decent five part article “The Physics of Relationships”, in which he attempted to scratch out a crude model of relationships in terms of physics concepts, e.g. neutron scattering. [1]

Standard model
The standard model of the physics of love, developed by American electrochemical engineer Libb Thims in 2007, centers on the study of the (a) the nature of the attraction and repulsion forces involved in human relationships, (b) the nature of behavior of humans when viewed from a distant observational perspective as bound state particles, using the human particle model, and (c) the study of how the photon or “quantum of action”, in Niels Bohr’s terminology, functions to create exchange forces between humans in the millisecond-by-millisecond interaction perspective. In short, human relationships, according to the standard model, are governed by the electromagnetic force and Gibbs free energy. [2]
Heisenberg love corollary
A 2010 physics of love humor image of a "love uncertainty principle" version of Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle. [3]

Pseudoscience
In the last few decades or so, a number of new age researchers, with little fundamental training in physics, have promulgated various physics of love theories based on concepts such as tachyon energy, zero point energy, vibrational either energy, etc., nearly all of which as little to do with actual human relationships, but nevertheless attract a certain type of readership.

References
1. (a) Hirata, Christopher M. (2010). "The Physics of Relationships", Journal of Human Thermodynamics, 6(5): 62-76.
(b) Hirata, Christopher M. (c. 2000). “The Physics of Relationships” (section: Fun), Tapir.Caltech.edu.
2. Thims, Libb. (2007). Human Chemistry (Volume One) (ch. 6: Attraction and Repulsion, pgs. 147-82; ch. 7: Bound State Interactions, pgs. 183-212; ch. 8: Planck’s Quantum, pgs. 213-46). Morrisville, NC: LuLu.
3. Anon. (2010). “Heisenberg’s Love Uncertainly Principle”, ScienceHumor.org, blog, Aug. 14.

See also
HP pioneers
Chemistry of love
Thermodynamics of love
● The Physics of Relationships
Relationship physics
Love the chemical reaction
Equation of love
Relationship chemistry

External links
New Physics of Love – HenryGrayson.com.
● Kurtzweil, Kristin. (2009). “The Relationship between Quantum Physics and Love.” Helium.com, Mar 11.

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