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

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