Magnesium Diboride Defies The Once Conventional Wisdom About What Makes a Good Superconductor. It Becomes Superconducting Near The Relatively Warm Temperature of 40 Kelvins--Which Promises a Variety of Applications.
Scientists have long wondered why the polarity of the earth's magnetic field occasionally reverses. Recent studies of our planet's churning interior are offering intriguing clues about how the next reversal may begin
Magnesium diboride defies the once conventional wisdom about what makes a good superconductor. It becomes superconducting near the relatively warm temperature of 40 kelvins--which promises a variety of applications
For years, scientists have promised a new wave of drugs derived from sea life. A recently approved analgesic that is a synthetic version of a snail toxin has become one of the first marine pharmaceuticals