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Comment: Re:Relatively high temp... (Score 4, Insightful) 58

Superconductive materials have 0 resistance which means there is no energy lost to heat.

As for how easy these temperatures are to hold, see your local hospital and ask them how easy it is for them to maintain their MRI machine's superconductive magnets.

What understanding the underlying properties of super conductive materials allows is for us to perhaps engineer some meta-materials that hold such properties at room temperature.

Comment: Re:Oh joy. (Score 1) 234

Do you know why private companies seem to always do things right from an economic sense? because those that don't do things right die off. Government can just do things wrong for a lot longer....that does not mean government WILL or does anything wrong and it certainly does not mean private industry does anything correctly.

Comment: Re:Getting around the court decision (Score 1) 182

You are an idiot that does not understand why Ma Bell was not innovative or what the court actually told the FCC when it over-turned the rules...you certainly do not understand the crap political game the ISPs have been playing with the FCC regarding when they do and do not want to be considered a common carrier.

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