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Bose–Einstein condensation, which demonstrates the wave nature of material particles, now offers further illumination of wave–particle duality: it has been observed in light itself. See Letter p.545

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Figure 1: The Ancient of Days painted by William Blake.

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Anglin, J. Particles of light. Nature 468, 517–518 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/468517a

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