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January 19, 2015 AT 6:00 am

A Particle Accelerator Accidentally Created a Nanoscale Bat-Signal

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“You summoned me here for this? The Batsignal is not a beeper.”

Motherboard reports:

The image of Jesus Christ has graced pieces of toast, dental X-rays, and a Cheeto, while apparitions of the Virgin Mary have shown up on everything from pebbles to pizza pans. But once you get down to the nanoscale, it turns out that Batman is the king of coincidental iconography. At least that’s what researchers based out of the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) discovered after the Bat Signal showed up while they were testing a new concept for ultra-efficient data storage.

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