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God Does Not Play Dice (Although Sometimes the d4s Come in Handy)

This colourful pattern is the first evidence of non-spherical particles coalescing into a “quasicrystal”. Researchers reporting in Nature used computer simulations to show how four-sided pyramids organise themselves into different motifs (as shown by the dice) and then into the dense 3D pattern.

This comes from BBC News, having been reported in the latest edition of Nature.

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