An Antares rocket launched from Virginia before sunrise this morning and is on its way to the International Space Station. Its 3,357kg of cargo include an experiment that will chill atoms to just about absolute zero - colder than the vacuum of space itself.
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If you're into physics making your brain leak out of your ears, you should familiarise yourself with Bose-Einstein condensates. These strange arrangements of atoms can be all the states of matter at once, can look like they have negative mass, and essentially bring the weirdness of quantum mechanics to larger scales.