This Physicist Turned Time Crystals From a Theoretical Oddity to an Odd Reality
Last year, scientists created a time crystal for the first time in a lab. It wouldn’t have been possible without the theories of Chetan Nayak.
Two Research Teams Have Independently Made a Real-Life Time Crystal
Since they were first theorized in 2012, time crystals have only existed on paper. Now, two teams have created them for the first time in a lab.
OK, WTF Is a Time Crystal?
Physicists have made a new phase of matter called a time crystal—but what does that even mean?