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Scientists May Have Figured Out How To Turn Light Into Matter

Scientists May Have Figured Out How To Turn Light Into Matter

Back in 1934, a team of physicists came up with an idea for how one might create matter from light. Put simply, just slam two photons into each other to get an electron and a positron, a.k.a. matter. And now, some 80 years later, a team of physicists have a…

Why Is Glass Transparent?

We all take for granted the fact that glass is transparent. But stop and think about it for a second: how can something so bulky and solid be so easy to see through?