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Ultracold Atoms Spark a Hot Race

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Science  08 Aug 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5634, pp. 750-752
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5634.750a

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Making atoms in a gas pair like the electrons in a superconductor might lay bare the inner workings of high-temperature superconductors, neutron stars, and primordial matter--and perhaps win the creator of this much-anticipated atomic soup a Nobel Prize.