Oct 18, 2018

Rare state of matter is created in space for the first time

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The German space agency DLR carried out the tests in January last year on the MAIUS 1 rocket, beating NASA’s Cold Atom Laboratory who have also since produced a BEC in space.

The findings have been published this week in the journal Nature.

Scientists at 11 German research facilities miniaturised the technology for the production of Bose-Einstein condensates which normally fills a whole lab room.

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