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'Gutterballs' Put New Spin On Superconductivity

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May 20, 1998
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Weizmann Institute Of Science
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Weizmann Institute scientists have made a surprising new discovery related to the behavior of electric currents in materials known as superconductors, whose resistance to the flow of electricity is exceedingly low.

With electricity such a familiar part of our lives, measuring the electric current that flows through a material sounds fairly old hat. Yet Weizmann Institute scientists have made a surprising new discovery related to the behavior of electric currents in materials known as superconductors, whose resistance to the flow of electricity is exceedingly low.


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