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Coolest spacecraft ever in orbit around L2

( -- Last night, the detectors of Planck's High Frequency Instrument reached their amazingly low operational temperature of -273°C, making them the coldest known objects in space. The spacecraft has also just ...

dateJul 03, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Optimizing a novel superconducting material

Superconducting materials are widely used in the electrical instrumentation industry. European researchers made significant progress in enhancing superconductivity of a novel material currently the focus of worldwide interest.

dateJul 24, 2012 in Superconductivity
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