News tagged with low temperatures

The journey to the other side of absolute zero

Absolute zero is the temperature (-273.15C) at which all motion in matter stops and is thought to be unreachable. But recent experiments using ultracold atoms have measured temperatures that are, in fact, negative in absolute ...

dateNov 04, 2014 in General Physics
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Cooling with molecules

An international team of scientists have become the first ever researchers to successfully reach temperatures below minus 272.15 degrees Celsius – only just above absolute zero – using magnetic molecules. The physicists ...

dateOct 22, 2014 in General Physics
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