This month, we're looking inside the atom. A recent study uses a combination of techniques to probe the shapes that the orbitals of a nucleus can take, and finds some fascinating results. Tune in to find out more...
Featuring Janne Pakarinen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) and Grigory Rogachev (Texas A&M University, USA and Editorial Board Member of Communications Physics)
Hosted by Ankita Anirban (Nature Reviews Physics) and Cristiano Matricardi (Nature communications)
Ref: Ojala, J., Pakarinen, J., Papadakis, P. et al. Reassigning the shapes of the 0+ states in the 186Pb nucleus. Commun Phys 5, 213 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42005-022-00990-4