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Florida State University Researcher Unlocking Secrets of Superconductivity

February 2, 2007

Christopher Wiebe Recent experiments are providing a major step toward solving a two-decades-old materials science mystery--and are shedding light on the mysteries of superconductivity. Full Story

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