Date: Around 1993
What would happen if I use superconductive wire, to connect the
two terminals of a cell, or a generator?
Actually, superconductors have a maximum current (called a
critical current) which they can hold. If you put to much current in, the
wire loses its superconductivity and suddenly heats up very fast, which could
cause an explosion. But it would not be a very good idea.
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