Foxes ask:

When will a major scientific journal publish a peer-reviewed article confirming that the material LK-99 is a room-temperature superconductor working at ambient pressure?

Started Aug 04, 2023 05:00PM UTC
Closing Jan 01, 2025 08:01AM UTC

In late July 2023, Korean scientists published preprints of two academic papers claiming to have synthesized a room-temperature superconductor working at ambient pressure, named LK-99 (arXiv,, The means by which the LK-99 is either doped or undoped is immaterial ( "Superconductor" means a material that 1) has no electrical resistance and 2) does not allow magnetic fields to penetrate it, which is called the Meissner effect (Live Science, Britannica - Meissner effect). A finding of negligible resistance consistent with findings for other established superconductors would count. For the purposes of this question, "major scientific journal" is any journal with a Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) greater than 1.00 as of the publication of the article (SJR,

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Possible Answer Crowd Forecast Change in last 24 hours Change in last week Change in last month
Before 1 January 2024 1.00% +0.00% +0.76% -0.56%
Between 1 January 2024 and 30 June 2024 2.92% +0.00% +2.16% -0.88%
Between 1 July 2024 and 31 December 2024 2.72% -0.12% -0.16% -3.60%
Not before 1 January 2025 93.36% +0.12% -2.76% +5.04%

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