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Black Holes: A Model for Superconductors?

March 3, 2011

Mohammad Edalati, Rob Leigh and Philip Phillips Black holes are some of the heaviest objects in the universe. Electrons are some of the lightest. Now, physicists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have shown how charged black holes can be used to model the behavior of interacting electrons in unconventional superconductors. Full Story

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