Episode 61: Levitating Trains with Erika Ensign

So I was all “hey Darren what should we do a show on.”
and he was like “vortex super conductors”

this is free clip art of thomas the tank engine. it is a train.

this is free clip art of thomas the tank engine.
it is a train.  Also, it’s past my bedtime.

 

 

i think what he probably actually said was “magnetic vortices in type 2 superconductors”
but by then i wasn’t listening because those words together are awesome.

How was I to know how awesome and complicated this topic is?

but we are super brave.

our guest today is Erika Ensign from twitter , and verity, and lazy doctor who, and uncanny magazine.

Physicists: Darren Peets, Abby Shockley

Intro Music: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists 

Exit Music: John Vanderslice 

Transcript: Ep_61_Levitating_Trains

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