Materialism: A Materials Science Podcast
An exploration of the past, present, and future of materials science and engineering.
5 months ago

Episode 29: Superconducting Materials

Closing in on the holy grail of materials science

The team goes over the history of superconductors. Their uses in making mind bogglingly fast trains and how their discovery paralleled the bottles we use to keep our water cold. All framed around the new discovery of a room temperature super conductor that isn't exactly room pressure...

References: https://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200704/history.cfm https://www.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/history/cold/DelftKes_HKO_PT.pdf

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