Floating Roller Coasters? IC Physics Professor Matt Sullivan Shows How on The Travel Channel


Contributed by Natalia Sturtz-Verastegui

Matthew Sullivan, associate professor of physics, and some of his students were featured in a Travel Channel piece on Sunday night demonstrating how superconductors could literally help take roller coasters to the next level.

“The phenomenon of superconductivity is so unusual and counter-intuitive that it never ceases to amaze me,” Sullivan said. 

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