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Room Temperature Superconductors Created, Replication Confirmed

  • 01-08-2023 6:11pm
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    This is huge, like, Nobel prize, lightbulb, invention of electricity huge. There's been a scramble to replicate since the paper went published last week. Room temperature superconductors have been a holy grail in science the same way cold fusion is. In a normal conductor, electrons smash their way down the wire, bumping around atoms, losing energy in the form of heat, etc. in a superconductor, some electron coupling happens, and TLDR, electrons can whiz through the material with virtually no losses. Copper's resistance is closer to an insulator than a superconductor, by many fold. This is a meta-material that is baked from easily accessible elements, too: lead, phosphate, copper, silicon, and oxygen. Lanarkite (Pb₂SO₅) and copper phosphide (Cu₃P) are baked in an oven for 4 days, and you have a cake superconductor material, dubbed LK-99.

    Lossless power transmission and power transformation, virtually instant battery charging, faster computers in smaller packages, magnetic-levitation, and yes, even the superconductivity needed for fusion power generation. This will take the world by storm, and we aren't going to be the same again.

    Video published before replication but digesting the ramifications:

    Make your stonks plays accordingly.