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Unearthly Materials

We’ve created the first superconducting material that operates at room temperature and near-ambient pressure. In this century, superconducting materials will enable immense technological advancements — much like semiconductors gave rise to the digital revolution in the 20th century.

Headquartered in Rochester, New York, Unearthly Materials was founded to produce those materials.

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Ranga Dias


Driven by a lifelong obsession with superconductors, Ranga Dias has left an indelible mark on the field of physics. His ground-breaking discoveries include metallic hydrogen and room-temperature superconductivity, two of the top three "holy grails" in physics. As an esteemed assistant professor at the University of Rochester, Ranga's expertise in quantum materials is unrivaled. Recognized as one of Time Magazine's Next 100 People in 2020, his unwavering focus lies in uncovering materials that will fundamentally transform our way of life.

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Ashkan Salamat


Ashkan holds the position of associate professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is the visionary behind the Nevada Extreme Conditions Laboratory, a distinguished center for cutting-edge extreme condition research. With an impressive 15 years of experience in the field, Ashkan is a highly sought-after consultant for laboratories across the globe. His expertise lies in materials discovery, and his contributions have earned him the prestigious Early Career Award from the Department of Energy.

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