atoms

Scientists reveal the first images of atoms swimming in liquid

The camera first captured the movement of single atoms through a liquid. Using a sandwich of ultra-thin material that is effectively two-dimensional, the scientists trapped and observed platinum atoms “swimming” along a surface under various pressures. The results will help us better understand how the presence of a liquid changes the behavior of a solid …

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This strange new phase of matter appears to occupy two time dimensions

A new phase of matter was observed in a quantum computer after physicists pulsed light on its qubits in a pattern inspired by the Fibonacci sequence. If you think this is mind-boggling, then this peculiar quirk of quantum mechanics behaves as if it has two time dimensions, rather than one; A trait that the scientists …

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