Israeli Physicists Create Thought-provoking Model for Material That Never Melts

The model describing a material where order doesn’t disappear as heat is applied also has implications for our understanding of the early universe

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Smelting iron
Smelting iron. 'The article demonstrates that there are models of matter that break symmetry even at high temperatures.'Credit: Max_grpo / Getty Images / iStock
Gid'on Lev
Gid'on Lev
As iron melts in mounting heat, its internal order lessens.Credit: davit85 / Getty Images / iStockp

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