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When physicists studied a superconducting material at very high fields, they were pleasantly amazed by what they saw.
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Scientists probing the exotic, 2D realm are discovering astonishing behaviors that could revolutionize our 3D world.
In physics, researchers are probing different kinds of super small nano-molecules for properties that will lead to the next generation of electronics.
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At the National MagLab, scientists have been experimenting for years on materials first dreamed up by the newest physics Nobel laureates decades ago.
Deep in their beautiful lattices, crystals hold secrets about the future of technology and science. Ryan Baumbach aims to find them.
A material that you may never have heard of could be paving the way for a new electronic revolution.
A scientist taps the sun's ancient power for cutting-edge research.