Ghent now the coldest place in Belgium

David De Wolf
David De Wolf
Science communicator
Optische bank met BEC-opstelling

Physicists at Ghent University have succeeded in cooling several ten thousand atoms to just above absolute zero (about -273°C). In doing so, they created a so-called Bose–Einstein condensate: a state in which all atoms behave exactly the same, as was once predicted by physicists Einstein and Bose.

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