Monthly Archives: December 2014

Sulfur hydride blows away previous critical temperature limits for conventional superconductivity

Superconductivity, the phenomenon in which a material conducts electrons without resistance, is the tantalizing theoretical mystery of condensed matter physics attracting some of the greatest minds in the field.  Now, some incredible news has come out of the Max Planck … Continue reading

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New with the old: 40 percent solar cell efficiency using traditional photovoltaic materials

Writing a dissertation really cuts down on available blogging time, but I couldn’t pass up a quick post about this!  Headlines abound about a new solar cell breakthrough in efficiency found by a University of New South Wales research group … Continue reading

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