Why was I not made aware of this earlier?
Archive for March, 2008
Instead of super-cooling the material, as is necessary for conventional superconductors, the new material is instead super-compressed. The researchers claim that the new material could sidestep the cooling requirement, thereby enabling superconducting wires that work at room temperature.
Nice. Continually cited as the holy grail in superconductor research. We’ll see what happens but is good to see continuous improvement in basic materials science.
Canadian Cynic: A nice Chablis, and I think were set.
“I must say, Im a little envious,” Bush said. “If I were slightly younger and not employed here, I think it would be a fantastic experience to be on the front lines of helping this young democracy succeed.”
“It must be exciting for you … in some ways romantic, in some ways, you know, confronting danger. Youre really making history, and thanks,” Bush said.