Quantum physics: Time crystals

  title={Quantum physics: Time crystals},
  author={Piers Coleman},
  • P. Coleman
  • Published 10 January 2013
  • Physics, Education
  • Nature
Physicists have come up with the mind-boggling concept of a time crystal. This intriguing proposal, which is based on the notion of broken time-translation symmetry, might open up a whole new field of research. 
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