Recently a 40‐ton superconducting magnet was airlifted to Moscow from O'Hare Airport near Chicago as part of a joint US–USSR effort to develop magnetohydrodynamics. The magnet, built by Argonne National Laboratory, has a field of 50 kG (PHYSICS TODAY, July, page 38). It will be used as the second loop in the U‐25 magnetohydrodynamic facility at the Institute for High Temperatures near Moscow. The magnet will be used in a variety of tests to be conducted jointly by the US and the Soviet Union for at least two years as a part of the US–USSR Energy Agreement of 1974.

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