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    became understood

    Does this make sense to say that:

    Superconductivity became understood since BCS's proposed their theory?

    Does the sentence imply "the BCS's theory can explain superconductivity"?

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    Re: became understood

    It doesn't really make sense, it would be better to say either:

    Superconductivity was understood when BCS's proposed their theory

    or

    Superconductivity has been understood since BCS's proposed their theory

    Both sentences imply "the BCS's theory can explain superconductivity".

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    Re: became understood

    Quote Originally Posted by Mooncalf View Post
    It doesn't really make sense, it would be better to say either:

    Superconductivity was understood when BCS's proposed their theory

    or

    Superconductivity has been understood since BCS's proposed their theory

    Both sentences imply "the BCS's theory can explain superconductivity".
    Hi Mooncalf, thanks a lot.

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