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This is probably the first time I've seen a demonstration that made the double slit experiment make some kind of sense:

 



I don't think too much should be taken away from this, since they are probably not exactly analogous, but perhaps it's OK to just know that "this shit's way more complicated than we thought."
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56 minutes ago, LostCosmonaut said:

Scientists have synthesized pentazole; http://acsh.org/news/2017/02/14/pentazole-first-synthesis-one-unhappy-molecule-10854

This diagram should give you some idea of its properties;

 

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That entire article about gases being trapped in those molecules trigger me.

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3 hours ago, LostCosmonaut said:

Scientists have synthesized pentazole; http://acsh.org/news/2017/02/14/pentazole-first-synthesis-one-unhappy-molecule-10854

This diagram should give you some idea of its properties;

 

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I don't believe half the papers that came out of the US, much less China. But if they actually did pull this off, it'd be pretty neat.

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