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Superconductivity in Durham

Oxygen drips upward from superconductors!

David Wood
Damian Hampshire
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Caption: The sequence for the oxygen drop dripping upwards: The oxygen drop grows on the surface of the superconductor (Top left image); The oxygen drips upwards and boils on the levitating magnet; the drop necks into two drops (or as shown in the videos below is completely lifted up to towards the levitating magnet); The old drop boils on the magnet and a new drop forms on the superconductor.

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Caption: Four videos of droplets dripping upwards!

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