Re: Practical Applications for SuperFluidity

Anders Sandberg (
Fri, 11 Oct 1996 12:16:31 +0200 (MET DST)

On Fri, 11 Oct 1996, Chris Hind wrote:

> I read in the LA Times regarding the concept of superfluidity. What does it
> look like and also what are some practical applications of it's use?

I'm not sure its that useful, since it only occurs at very low
temperatures. Sending superfluid materials through pipelines would
definitely be useful, but I doubt we can use it for anything but helium.

What about superfluid bearings?

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