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Bardeen received a second Nobel Prize in 1972, with Leon Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer, for explaining superconductivity — that certain metals can conduct electrical current at temperatures close to absolute zero.
Dr. Thouless and Dr. Kosterlitz worked together at the University of Birmingham in the 1970s to investigate what happens when two-dimensional films of matter shift from one exotic phase, like superconductivity, to another.
The experimental discovery of high-temperature superconductivity in 1986 was one such time.
In 1987, US senator Ernest Hollings (D-South Carolina) discussed the new science of superconductivity with Craig Fields, Darpa's deputy director at the time – and came away alarmed.
Superconductivity, in which all electrical resistance vanishes in matter, is one example of such an effect.
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