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Superconductivity Record Sparks Wave of Follow-­p Physics

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Low temperature superconductivity

Low temperature superconductivity can be used to levitate objects but researchers dream of room-temperature versions of today's devices.

Credit: Kiyoshi Takahase Segundo/Alamy

Hydrogen sulfide—the compound responsible for the smell of rotten eggs—conducts electricity with zero resistance at a record high temperature of 203 kelvin (–70 °C), reports a paper published in Nature.

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