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Here’s the latest field report from the MAGIC climate research collaboration: Greetings from Honolulu! I had a wonderful trip over – mostly calm seas (we had a bit of rock and roll the last day out, but it wasn’t too bad), nice weather, some nice clouds to observe, and MAGIC data! In port in LA…

This guest post was written by Brookhaven Lab science writing intern Kenrick Vezina, who joined our team this month and will be sharing Brookhaven science stories from inside and outside laboratories on site through mid December. On Saturday, September 10, I rode into Brookhaven National Laboratory for the first time. Within two hours, I was…

Fall into the (pseudo)gap

Despite their name, “high-temperature” superconductors require pretty darn cold conditions — all far below freezing temperatures, some near absolute zero (-273 degrees Celsius) — to operate without energy loss. As a result, they’re not practical for everyday uses like more efficient power transmission — that is, unless you have a stockpile of liquid helium or…