Oh Pear

Physicists have confirmed the existence of a new form of atomic nuclei, and the fact that it’s not symmetrical challenges the fundamental theories of physics that explain our Universe. This pear-shaped nucleus could change everything we think we know about the universe, including the possibility of time travel. Jeff and Anthony dive into this discovery and talk through what it means, and how it has been covered by the media.

Physicists have confirmed the existence of a new form of atomic nuclei, and the fact that it’s not symmetrical challenges the fundamental theories of physics that explain our Universe. This pear-shaped nucleus could change everything we think we know about the universe, including the possibility of time travel. Jeff and Anthony dive into this discovery and talk through what it means, and how it has been covered by the media.

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