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The experimental discovery of high-temperature superconductivity in 1986 was one such time.
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.
Superconductivity, in which all electrical resistance vanishes in matter, is one example of such an effect.
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.
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