"Giant atoms" swallow other atoms to form new state of matter

As tiny as they are, there’s a relatively large amount of empty space inside an atom. Now, scientists from Austria and the US have filled in some of those gaps, creating a new state of matter in the form of “giant atoms” filled with other atoms…
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Category: Physics



Bose-Einstein condensate


Elementary particles




Rice University

TU Wien

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