State Vector

State vector may refer to:

  • A Quantum state vector
  • A state vector (geographical) specifies the position and velocity of an object in any location on Earth's surface
  • Orbital state vectors are vectors of position and velocity that together with their time, uniquely determine the state of an orbiting body in astrodynamics or celestial dynamics

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    Death is not natural for a state as it is for a human being, for whom death is not only necessary, but frequently even desirable.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)