Dec. 4, 1989

<b>Dec. 4, 1989:</b> Engineer Lyle Genens with the world's largest superconducting dipole electromagnet at Argonne National Laboratory in 1989. Magnetic propulsion will be studied as a way to power ships.
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( John Dziekan / Chicago Tribune )

Dec. 4, 1989: Engineer Lyle Genens with the world's largest superconducting dipole electromagnet at Argonne National Laboratory in 1989. Magnetic propulsion will be studied as a way to power ships.

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