Physicists watch as ultracold atoms form a crystal of quantum tornadoes

Journal Reference: Biswaroop Mukherjee, Airlia Shaffer, Parth B. Patel, Zhenjie Yan, Cedric C. Wilson, Valentin Crépel, Richard J. Fletcher, Martin Zwierlein. Crystallization of bosonic quantum Hall states in a rotating quantum gas. Nature, 2022; 601 (7891): 58 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04170-2 But in the quantum world, the behavior of individual atoms is governed by the eerie principle … Read more

Alpine skiing: record for Shiffrin, crystal ball for Vlhova

Alpine skiing record for Shiffrin crystal ball for Vlhova

Mair catapulted himself from 14th to fourth place with the third-best running time in the second round and thanks to a few prominent failures and celebrated the best World Cup result of her career with Swiss Camille Rast. Interesting detail: So far, the Tyrolean had a sixth place at the original location of the “Night … Read more

Clear as (quasi) crystal: Scientists discover the first ferromagnetic quasicrystals

Journal Reference: Ryuji Tamura, Asuka Ishikawa, Shintaro Suzuki, Takahiro Kotajima, Yujiro Tanaka, Takehito Seki, Naoya Shibata, Tsunetomo Yamada, Takenori Fujii, Chin-Wei Wang, Maxim Avdeev, Kazuhiro Nawa, Daisuke Okuyama, Taku J. Sato. Experimental Observation of Long-Range Magnetic Order in Icosahedral Quasicrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2021; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c09954 But their potential applications remain uncertain … Read more

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