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Comment: Close, but no cigar yet. (Score 0, Redundant) 113

by Black-Six (#23118600) Attached to: A New Family of High-Temperature Superconductors
"High Temperature"? I wouldn't call 55K a very warm temp at all. Although, this is a significant break through in getting a material closer to "at room temp" superconducting. They need to get to the range of 273-310K before it will be of widespread feasibility to use. However, a 55K superconductor would be useful in several spaceflight applications. This might lead to the development of a new propulsion system or much more powerful ion drives.

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