December 10, 2017

Reality, What a Concept: Scientists Discover New Form of Matter

US researchers claim they now have the “smoking gun” proof of existence of a subatomic particle called an ‘exciton’ - a substance theorized half a century ago.

Researchers from the University of California and University of Illinois claim to have observed and measured excitonium — a form of matter that displays quantum properties. This is the first proof of the matter since its existence was theorized some fifty years ago. Read more.


- Physicists say they've confirmed new form of matter in a breakthrough of 'cosmic significance' - Daily Mail

- Physicists excited by discovery of new form of matter, excitonium -
- Signatures of exciton condensation in a transition metal dichalcogenide - Science

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