Vol. 7 No. 2 (2023)
Research Articles

A Role for Bose-Einstein Condensation in Astrophysics

Barry W. Ninham
Department of Materials Physics, Research School of Physics, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Iver Brevik
Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Oleksandr I. Malyi
Centre of Excellence ENSEMBLE3 Sp. z o. o., Wolczynska Str. 133, 01-919, Warsaw, Poland
Mathias Boström
Centre of Excellence ENSEMBLE3 Sp. z o. o., Wolczynska Str. 133, 01-919, Warsaw, Poland

Published 2023-06-05


  • Bose-Einstein condensate,
  • Charged Bose gas,
  • Astrophysical Chemistry

How to Cite

Ninham, B. W., Brevik, I., Malyi, O. I., & Boström, M. (2023). A Role for Bose-Einstein Condensation in Astrophysics. Substantia, 7(2), 35–39. https://doi.org/10.36253/Substantia-2091


We revive a 60-year-old idea that might explain a remarkable new observation of a periodic low-frequency radio emission from a source at galactic distances (GLEAM-X J162759.5-523504.3). It derives from the observation that a high-density high-temperature charged boson plasma is a superconducting superfluid with a Meissner effect.


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