Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired The Case of a Revolutionary (But Imaginary?) Superconductor

Hexbyte Tech News Wired The Case of a Revolutionary (But Imaginary?) Superconductor

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Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesAndrey Rudakov/Bloomberg/Getty ImagesOn July 23, Dev Kumar Thapa and Anshu Pandey made an extraordinary claim online. It wasn’t your garden variety fake news: By cramming microscopic particles of gold and silver together into pellets, they said, they’d constructed the first ever room-temperature superconductor. In a 13-page PDF, the two chemists at the Indian…