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Dense Hydrogen in a New Light

June 3, 2013

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Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. The way it responds under extreme pressure and temperatures is crucial to our understanding of matter and the nature of hydrogen-rich planets. New work from Carnegie Institution scientists using intense infrared radiation shines new light on this fundamental material at extreme pressure and reveals the details of a surprising new form of solid hydrogen.Full Story

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