Re: Dyson Dumb ells: Was: Re: the ultimate refrigerator

Wei Dai (
Tue, 16 Dec 1997 23:58:36 -0800

On Tue, Dec 16, 1997 at 10:33:06AM -0800, Michael M. Butler wrote:
> Superfluid He is a thermal superconductor.
> This means every part of a single mass of such liquid helium (in the
> form/state, I think, also called Helium-III) is (reported to be) exactly
> the same temperature, and fluctuations in temperature occur uniformly in
> the entire mass.
> At least, this is how it was reported to me some decades ago.

I remember reading a shoft SF story in which superfluid He played a big
part. It was about a group of military recruits training on the planet
Pluto. Does anyone know who wrote it?