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Cook Up Your Own High-Temperature Superconductors

It looks more like a charcoal briquette than anything, but the black brittle thing at the bottom of ’s crucible is actually a superconducting ceramic that can levitate magnets when it’s sitting in liquid nitrogen. 78 more words

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Cook Up Your Own High-Temperature Superconductors

It looks more like a charcoal briquette than anything, but the black brittle thing at the bottom of ’s crucible is actually a superconducting ceramic that can levitate magnets when it’s sitting in liquid nitrogen. 249 more words

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The Lavender Island

I created this artwork on a wood panel, using handmade stencils, texture paste, Nova paints antique copper, & viridian.

Sleeping Your Way to Better Skin and Hair

We all lead busy lives, we do what we can in the way of lotions, potions, habits and diet, but what if you could also utilize those eight hours of shut-eye to prevent aging and repair your skin? 625 more words

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Home Brew Solar Cells for the Chemically Curious

The idea of making your own semiconductors from scratch would be more attractive if it weren’t for the expensive equipment and noxious chemicals required for silicon fabrication. 82 more words

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Home Brew Solar Cells for the Chemically Curious

The idea of making your own semiconductors from scratch would be more attractive if it weren’t for the expensive equipment and noxious chemicals required for silicon fabrication. 189 more words

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