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Submission + - Time Crystals Discovered (nature.com)

omaha393 writes: Researchers have addressed a perplexing issue in physics: the existence of time crystals. Time crystals, previously only hypothetical in nature, are structures that oscillate without any external energy supplied. The idea of time crystals set off a massive feud among physicists, arguing that such a state of matter could not exist.
        As leading time crystal proponent Frank Wilczek describes it: "conceptually, it is a clock that ticks forever without being wound." With the paper published in Nature Wednesday, researchers showed their method of production and the unusual nature of time crystals, which owe their oscillation properties to never achieving a state of equilibrium. Article may be paywalled, link to news article provided.

Comment Re:i'd like a water proof phone (Score 1) 385

I for one would like an iPhone that's totally wa ter proof headphone jack: bluetooth lightning port : inductive charging

would be completely water proof with no external buttons -- how is that a bad thing exactly?

Because a lot of people dont want to keep getting adapters to make things work. Personally I prefer having the option to use BT or wired headphones. Yes, keeping it waterproof would be nice. But I would prefer to have the 3.5 headphone jack.

Comment Re:No thank you (Score 3, Interesting) 267

Exactly. People are going to bitch about this film no mater what. I just look at these peoples posts and shake my head. What are they actually contributing to the world except their bitching-n-complaining? Im sure most of these complainers will bitch about the film after they see it but still purchase the dvd/bluray and watch it several more times.

Comment Race card (Score 1) 463

So he has exposed two people (so far that we know) to this disease and they have a 70% chance of dieing...but thats should be fine because he is/was African. Seriously, STFU people. Race isn't an issue here. He was an idiot that was with an infected lady who died from ebola as well as other people that were around here that died as well. Then he decides to hope a plane and come to the US. Brilliant!

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