Scientists Divided Over New Superconductivity Discovery

The scientific community is unsure if we've found a room-temperature superconductor or if there's scientific malpractice at play. Superconductors have zero resistance, which would revolutionize the world if achieved at ambient temperature. However, this is challenging as superconductivity prefers cold temperatures and high pressures. Dubious scientific behavior has led to previous paper retractions, which clouds the latest claim of superconductivity. The latest study demonstrated a sharp drop in resistance and an increase in specific heat, but further validation is required. Additionally, the issue of reproducibility and commercial interests arises. More research from independent groups is needed to determine if this is a true room-temperature superconductor. In the end, we still don't know if this is truly a room-temperature superconductor or not. More research from independent groups is needed to confirm the claim. Watch this video to learn more.

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0:00 - Intro
0:13 - Superconductors
1:19 - Higher pressures
1:56 - Retractions
3:06 - Lastest work
4:39 - Commercialisation issues

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