Wine could be one of the keys to superconductivity

Yoshihiko Takano, a Japanese physicist that works in a lab in Tsukuba has discovered that alcoholic drinks can help ordinary materials to “turn into” materials that conduct electricity with resistances close to zero. According to Yoshihiko Takano, alcohol could be one of the keys to superconductivity at room temperatures. Maybe some day the Maglev train will need alcohol to run…

“I started using alcohol in my experiments of superconductivity because I like to drink a lot.” – Yoshihiko Takano

These are the results of Yoshihiko Takano experiments. It looks like red wine is the best type of alcoholic drink to be able to turn an ordinary material in a superconductor.

More details about the experiment, temperatures, types of alcoholic drinks and materials used: New Scientist

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