State of matter
In physics, a state of matter is one of the distinct forms that matter takes on. Four states of matter are observable in everyday life: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. Many other states are known such...
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Metallic, hydrogen-rich compound found to demonstrate superconductivity at near room temperature
Scientists believe there could be other hydrides or superhydrides with super conducting properties,Communications ,superconductivity,electrical resistance,Superconductors,quantum computing,Super condu...
How to make ice bubbles in freezing temps
How to make ice bubbles in freezing temps.
Quantum Levitation
Suspending a superconducting disc above or below a set of permanent magnets. The magnetic field is locked inside the superconductor ; a phenomenon called 'Qu...
3 share Nobel Prize in physics for discoveries on strange states of matter
Three physicists share the Nobel Prize for their work discovering strange states of matter
How To Make Graphene
Since its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the wonder material that could replace silicon in electronics, increase the efficiency of batteries, the durability ...
A Metal That Behaves Like Water
Graphene is going to change the world — or so we’ve been told. Since its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the wonder material that could replace silicon in ele...
Scientists To Inject Fuel In Experimental Fusion Device
GREIFSWALD, Germany (AP) — Scientists in northeast Germany were poised to flip the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe fo...
Heavy Fermions Get Nuclear Boost On Way To Superconductivity
Physicists from the United States, Germany and China have made a surprising discovery that the arrangement of atomic nuclei spins helps bring about superconductivity in ytterbium dirhodium disilicide,...
A Huge Gas Cloud Is Speeding Towards The Milky Way At 310KM Per Second
Scientists have discovered where a giant gas cloud that's on a collision course with the Milky Way comes from, and the answer is closer to home than you might think.
Quantum Knots Are Real
The very first experimental observations of knots in quantum matter have just been reported in Nature Physics. The scientists at Aalto University (Finland) and Amherst College (USA) created knotted so...
Tiny Drops Of Early Universe 'Perfect' Fluid
First results from collisions of three-particle ions with gold nuclei reveal clear-cut evidence of primordial soup's signature particle flow. The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a particle col...
New Glass Manufacturing Technique Could Enable Design Of Hybrid Glasses And Revolutionise Gas Storage
The work revolves around a family of compounds called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), which are cage-like structures consisting of metal ions, linked by organic bonds. Their porous properties have le...
Record-high Pressure Reveals Secrets Of Matter
At extremely high pressure even the innermost electrons in the atomic nuclei of the metal osmium begin to interact with each other, a phenomenon never witnessed before. The findings have been publishe...
Superconductivity Record Sparks Wave Of Follow-Up Physics
Hydrogen sulfide — the compound responsible for the smell of rotten eggs — conducts electricity with zero resistance at a record high temperature of 203 kelvin (–70 °C), reports a paper published toda...
A Small, Modular, Efficient Fusion Plant To Bring Power Source Closer To Reality
It’s an old joke that many fusion scientists have grown tired of hearing: Practical nuclear fusion power plants are just 30 years away — and always will be. But now, finally, the joke may no longer be...
Gas
Gas is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being solid, liquid, and plasma). A pure gas may be made up of individual atoms (e.g. a noble gas or atomic gas like neon), elemental mo...
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Liquid
A liquid is a nearly incompressible fluid that conforms to the shape of its container but retains a (nearly) constant volume independent of pressure. As such, it is one of the four fundamental states ...
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Solid
Solid is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being liquid, gas, and plasma). It is characterized by structural rigidity and resistance to changes of shape or volume. Unlike a liqu...
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Superfluid
Superfluidity is a state of matter in which the matter behaves like a fluid with zero viscosity; where it appears to exhibit the ability to self-propel and travel in a way that defies the forces of gr...
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Bose-Einstein condensate
Schematic Bose-Einstein Condensation versus temperature and the energy diagramA Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC) is a state of matter of a dilute gas of bosons cooled to temperatures very close to abs...
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Fermionic condensate
A fermionic condensate is a superfluid phase formed by fermionic particles at low temperatures. It is closely related to the Bose–Einstein condensate, a superfluid phase formed by bosonic atoms under ...
Strange matter
Strange matter is a particular form of quark matter, usually thought of as a "liquid" of up, down, and strange quarks. It is to be contrasted with nuclear matter, which is a liquid of neutrons and pro...
Plasma (physics)
Plasma (from Greek πλάσμα, "anything formed") is one of the four fundamental states of matter, the others being solid, liquid, and gas. A plasma has properties unlike those of the other states.A plasm...
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Quark-gluon plasma
A quark–gluon plasma (QGP) or quark soup is a phase of quantum chromodynamics (QCD) which is hypothesized to exist at extremely high temperature, density, or both temperature and density. This phase i...
Degenerate matter
Degenerate matter in physics is a collection of free, non-interacting particles with a pressure and other physical characteristics determined by quantum mechanical effects. It is the analogue of an id...
String-net liquid
In condensed matter physics, a string-net is an extended object whose collective behavior has been proposed as a physical mechanism for topological order by Michael A. Levin and Xiao-Gang Wen. A parti...
Superglass
A superglass is a phase of matter which is characterized (at the same time) by superfluidity and a frozen amorphous structure.
Supersolid
A supersolid is a spatially ordered material with superfluid properties. Superfluidity is a special quantum state of matter in which a substance flows with zero viscosity.
Liquid helium-4 was disc...
QCD matter
Quark matter or QCD matter refers to any of a number of theorized phases of matter whose degrees of freedom include quarks and gluons. These theoretical phases would occur at extremely high temperatur...