A form of matter have never seen before!

Via I fucking love science, originally published in Nature.

A team of physicists have managed to coax photons into binding together to form molecules. This state of matter was previously only theoretical, as photons have long been known as massless particles that don’t interact with each other. The physicists were able to create a medium where photons interacted with each other so strongly that they acted as though they had mass, and bound themselves together.

Read more: http://bit.ly/19AmtXo

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