New State of Matter found in Chickens Eye

Wissenschaftler haben einen neuen Aggregatzustand im Auge eines Huhns gefunden. Es handelt sich um die eine zelluläre Mischung aus Kristall und Flüssigkeit, die man so noch nie vorher… IM AUGE EINES HUHNS!

The researchers report that the unusual arrangement of cells in a chicken's eye constitutes the first known biological occurrence of a potentially new state of matter known as 'disordered hyperuniformity,' which has been shown to have unique physical properties. […]

States of disordered hyperuniformity behave like crystal and liquid states of matter, exhibiting order over large distances and disorder over small distances.

In the eye of a chicken, a new state of matter comes into view