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[io9]Drunk scientists pour wine on superconductors and make an incredible discovery

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Wine makes superconductors better at their jobs. And apparently, it makes some scientists better at their jobs too. Superconductors behave like most metals; they conduct electricity. They do so, however, with a twist. All metal has some resistance to the flow of electricity. But when the temperature drops, superconductors get less and less resistant (and therefore more conductive). When they reach very low temperatures, their resistance drops to zero.

LOL!


http://io9.com/5731129/drunken-scien...ible-discovery
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Wow. Just wow. It's awesome, but I'm at quite a loss for words about how they made the discovery...
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this really isnt new news. but is pretty funny if you know the joke.
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this really isnt new news. but is pretty funny if you know the joke.
That red wine tastes abysmal?
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I wonder if it was a Pino, Zin, Merlot, Sarah or Cab.
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Don't you guys even know what this means?
It means:
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I wonder if it was a Pino, Zin, Merlot, Sarah or Cab.
Lol, troll
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I'm my own scientist!

*proceeds to pour Coors-light all over his GPU's PCB*
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I wonder if it was a Pino, Zin, Merlot, Sarah or Cab.
I do believe you mean syrah/shiraz my good man. Unless this is a joke about a girl named Sarah, and ive unwittingly walked right into it. In which case carry on.


Also in regards to the OP, alcohol consumption certainly makes me better at my job
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I wonder if it was a Pino, Zin, Merlot, Sarah or Cab.
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