A marriage between theory and experiment has shown that ultracold erbium atoms trapped with laser light and subjected to a magnetic field undergo collisions that are characterized by quantum chaos. See Letter p.475
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Julienne, P. Chaos in the cold. Nature 507, 440–441 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13211