A New (Very Weak) Type Of Atomic Bond Has Been Discovered

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A New (Very Weak) Type Of Atomic Bond Has Been Discovered

Post by Riddick » 11-11-2016 02:54 AM

For the first time, physicists have observed a strange molecule called the butterfly Rydberg molecule — a weak pairing of highly excitable atoms that was first predicted back in 2002. The find not only confirms a 14-year-old prediction — it also confirms the existence of a whole new type of atomic bond. FULL STORY

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