state of matter


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state of matter

The condition in which matter exists under specified kinetic conditions (e.g. the pressure and temperature). All matter is in one or more states at any time: solid, liquid, gas, or plasma.
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liquid The state of matter in which a substance can flow easily, does not tend to disperse, and is difficult to compress.
They are in the light-like state of matter. In other words, such an observer accompanies the light.
A team of researchers has now presented this state of matter in the journal Physical Review Letters.
In April, scientists discovered evidence for this new state of matter in (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160404111559.htm) alpha ruthenium chloride - a 2-dimensional material with a honeycomb structure.
In the course of the experiments, the researchers discovered an exotic state of matter. Theory states that fermions with a weak interaction should pair up at the temperature at which they become superconductive.
"This state of matter doesn't exist anywhere naturally on Earth and is thought to only now occur during the collision of two neutron stars," ABC Science quoted Tayloras saying.
Before we delve into a detailed explanation of what the latest discovery implies, here's what we need to know about this mysterious new state of matter whose existence was first predicted in certain magnetic materials 40 years ago.
TEHRAN (FNA)- An international team of researchers has found evidence of a mysterious new state of matter, first predicted 40 years ago, in a real material.
Jin and her colleagues at JILA, a Boulder, Colo.-based joint research operation of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Colorado, have conjured up a muscular new super state of matter.
"Glass is a state of matter rather than a particular compound," or combination of specific chemical elements, explains researcher Alexis Clare of Alfred University.
The world's first Artificially Intelligent physicist is here, and it has already replicated a Nobel Prize-winning experiment - one that involved creating an ultracold state of matter called Bose-Einstein condensate.
This state of matter, in which all particles are in the stone quantum state, had been achieved only with atoms (164: 324 *).