I just found out that the factor which makes a material superconducting or not is not only temperature, but also pressure. Since phases of matter are influenced by both temperature and pressure, is it possible if superconductor is also a phase of matter?
Submit your question online for an age-appropriate answer by our talented undergraduates, or check out some of the more than 3000 questions we've answered so far. Request a Van show for your school or watch a webstreamed Van show.
The Department of Physics has in stock thousands of physics demonstrations.
The Physics Education Research Group conducts ongoing research in how students learn physics. Highlights include:
Produced by the American Physical Society, this engaging brochure, aimed at middle-school and high school students, introduces ten minority physicists, including Illinois' own Nadya Mason. Students learn why studying physics is important and how they can prepare to be successful physicists. Order copies for your school by writing to Celia Elliott.
Department of Physics 1110 West Green Street Urbana, IL 61801-3080Physics Library | Contact Us | My.Physics | Privacy Statement | Copyright Statement