Transparent aluminium is ‘new state of matter’

7563_Transparent_aluminium‘Transparent aluminium’  only existed in science fiction, for ex.  in the movie Star Trek IV, but the real material is an exotic new state of matter with implications for planetary science and nuclear fusion.

Picture: Experimental set-up at the FLASH laser used to discover the new state of matter.

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