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This Weird Crystal Demonstrates a New Magnetic Behavior That Works Like Magic

Scientists at MIT just discovered an entirely new state of magnetism in which the polarity of particles is constantly fluctuating. The new state, called a quantum spin liquid, had been predicted by theories before, but to prove it, scientists had to grow this weird rock for 10 months. » 12/20/12 6:40pm 12/20/12 6:40pm