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Here are some interesting links I had stickied:
Yeano's thread: Proving Something is Independent of our Axioms.
Yeano's thread: Algebraic Topology and Model Theory

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"The Holy Grail of high-pressure physics": Metallic hydrogen, once theory, becomes reality
Posted: Posted January 26th by nullfather
Nearly a century after it was theorized, Harvard scientists have succeeded in creating the rarest - and potentially one of the most valuable - materials on the planet.

The material - atomic metallic hydrogen - was created by Thomas D. Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences Isaac Silvera and post-doctoral fellow Ranga Dias. In addition to helping scientists answer fundamental questions about the nature of matter, the material is theorized to have a wide range of applications, including as a room-temperature superconductor. The creation of the rare material is described in a January 26 paper published in Science.

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Whoa that's awesome, especially the room-temp superconductor part. Is it stable? What color is it? Would it make a badass-looking sword?

Posted January 26th by Xhin

@nullfather: badumpa bump

Posted January 28th by Xhin

I don't know enough about the underlying physics to say. I just found the article very interesting.

Posted January 28th by nullfather

Predicted in 1935, I remember discussing this in school in the back in the 70s, so yes, this is exciting news for me.

Posted February 5th by Psygnosis

Psyg?! You're still alive?!

Posted February 6th by Louis De Pointe du Lac
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