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Evidence suggests naturally-occurring quasicrystals had extraterrestrial origins

Evidence suggests naturally-occurring quasicrystals had extraterrestrial origins

Results from an expedition to far eastern Russia that set out to find the origin of naturally occurring quasicrystals have provided convincing evidence that they arrived on Earth from outer space. Writing in IOP Publishing’s journal Reports on Progress in Physics, Paul J Steinhardt and Luca Bindi reveal that new, naturally occurring quasicrystal samples have […]