Some meteorites contain superconducting bits

Find energizes search for exotic materials that conduct electricity sans resistance

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SURPRISE INSIDE Scientists found small amounts of superconducting materials within two meteorites, including Mundrabilla (above), discovered in 1966 in Western Australia.

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