• Question: can atoms touch? if so will they explode? if they will, did that make the big bang? if they explode [atoms when they touch] , how can we cut our selves?

    Asked by cerys to Frank, Ian, Isabel, Jared, Zena on 18 Mar 2015.
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      Ian Sandal answered on 18 Mar 2015:

      Lasers can be used to create extreme hot spots. This is done by focusing all the light energy into a tiny spot. By doing this scientists have created the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth