Further Reading and Links
- Lillian Hoddeson and Vicki Daitch, True Genius: The Life and Science of John Bardeen. (Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2002)
- Tom Shachtman, Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999)
- Wikipedia on superconductivity and its history.
- A Teacher's guide to superconductivity for high school students.
- Superconductors for beginners from superconductors.org, with many
and some more ways to explain the theory.
- Superconductivity finds practical use in "SQUID" (superconducting quantum interference device) detectors. Here are brief videos on their use in pinpointing brain problems and sports injuries.
- The History Center's Exhibit Hall - explore the history of physics, astronomy and geophysics.