Scientists have experimentally observed a physical concept that was first theorised in 1931 for the first time - one that could result in important applications in quantum computing and even the study of string theory. Maybe.
Tagged With condensed matter
You might have scoffed at the "fuckin' magnets, how do they work" line from the Insane Clown Posse song "Miracles," but if we're being honest here, magnets are pretty nuts. Take any old bar magnet and cut it in half and it will still have a North and a South pole. Keep cutting, you'll never end up with a single North or South pole. Whoever discovered a fundamental magnetic charge, like a single pole, would likely win the Nobel Prize.