October 22nd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Oak Ridge National Lab say that ceramics can improve the batteries of tomorrow. Testing of a garnet ceramic material LLZO suggests that it might be the perfect protector for lithium anodes in batteries that last longer and do more.
October 15th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Acoustic imaging for cracks, greener cement, DIY device printing, rediscovered ultrahigh temperature ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 15, 2014.
October 6th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. Last, but not least: Multi-scale effects in the strength of ceramics
September 24th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. Today: My Borate Life: An Enigmatic Journey.
August 29th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
An international team of researchers recently got a rare glimpse into what happens in thermal barrier coatings as they operate—by using a custom-built furnace and some heavy-duty X-rays.
August 27th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Los Alamos National Lab's gas and powder guns aren’t just for show—they help scientists better understand materials by providing really detailed information about what happens in those materials in response to compression.
August 26th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Melisssa Teague and colleagues at Idaho National Lab are pioneering research that is providing a microscale view of irradiated fuel, a 3D glimpse that has never been seen before.
August 24th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from Aarhus University, Lund University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are collaborating to learn more about how the surface of metal oxides interact with the some 326 million trillion gallons of water floating around our planet.
August 21st, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
The September issue of the ACerS Bulletin is online—dig in to all the great content now!
August 5th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Materials’ surfaces are really important because they influence how something interacts with the rest of the world—and big advances in the understanding and fabrication of surfaces mean big advances in how those surfaces can function.