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Second Sound Observed In A Quantum Gas
2013-05-16 08:27:02

Below a critical temperature, certain fluids become superfluid and lose internal friction. In addition, fluids in this state conduct heat extremely efficiently, with energy transport occurring in a distinct temperature wave.

Landau Level Wave Functions Revealed
2012-10-02 04:23:40

For the first time since Nobel Prize winner Lev Landau conceived the theoretical existence of quantum levels that determine electron behavior in strong magnetic fields, scientists have directly imaged the phenomenon.


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The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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