Strontium BEC (image) University of Innsbruck Caption In an international first, scientists from the Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information in Austria produced a Bose-Einstein condensate of the alkaline-earth element strontium. Credit IQOQI/Schreck Usage Restrictions Permission is granted to reproduce this image only in connection with news coverage of the Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI). Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.