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Crystalising history to repeat itself

Adam Oxford
Adam Oxford

It might sound like one of the more repeatable plotlines from Dr Who, but we couldn’t let this one go by without comment. Scientists from a multinational team based in the UK, US and Finland have used supercooled helium to observe – for the first time – the interaction between one of nature’s weirdest materials, time crystals. Apparently, if you don’t have access to the right equipment, it’s a bit like poking a bowl of jelly, but different..

Adam Oxford
  • Adam Oxford is a freelance journalist, media consultant and civic tech enthusiast. He also works closely with startups developing solutions to access to justice problems.

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