Absolute Zero No Longer Absolute

9:46 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Absolute Zero No Longer Absolute

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Here's a fun scientific breakthrough for your Friday. The Verge reports that the temperature known as "absolute zero" has been broken - but only by "a few billionths of a Kelvin". Read more about it via the link.
Scientists have rewritten the known laws of physics after hitting a temperature lower than absolute zero. Physicists at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Germany created a quantum gas using potassium atoms, fixing them in a standard lattice group using magnetic fields and lasers.
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