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Superconductivity is an exciting field of physics! (
Picture below is the
levitation of a magnet above a cooledsuperconductor, the
which will be discussed later.)Source: University of Oslo, Superconductivity Lab
is the flow of electriccurrent without resistance in certain metals,alloys, and ceramics at temperatures near absolute zero, and in some cases attemperatures hundreds of degrees aboveabsolute zero = -273ºK.