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The physics of black holes appears to be as far removed from the physics of electrons in metals as it can be. Read more
|Black holes with ‘dreadlocks’ offer insight into quantum matter
Physicists understand little about quantum matter, which is a building block of future quantum computers. Theorists have now discovered that black holes with ‘dreadlocks’ harbor a similarly exotic order pattern, which makes calculations on quantum matter easier. Publication in Physical Review Letters.