Video/animation icon  BBC Four, How It Works: Superconductors

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Description: Video clip from the BBC Four mini-series How It Works, presented by Mark Miodownik. In this clip, Mark explores the extraordinary properties of ceramic superconductors. [Only available to viewers in the UK]
Keywords: Yttrium barium copper oxide • YBCO • superconductor • ceramic • magnet • magnetism • liquid nitrogen • levitation
Categories: Materials
Materials > Ceramics & glasses > Technical ceramics
Properties > Electrical, magnetic & optical > Superconductivity
Created by: Jacqueline Smith, BBC
Professor Mark Miodownik, University College London
Helen Thomas, BBC
Published by: BBC
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Date created: 01 April 2012
Date added: 14 April 2012
Resource ID: 3771