June 13th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
A new technique that uses computational neural networks to “learn” how a nanoparticle’s structure affects its behavior, unusual properties of bismuth that can be harnessed to help the environment, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 13, 2018.
August 15th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
In a recent paper, Materials Development Inc. (Arlington Heights, Ill.) approached the problem of topological constraint theory from a different theoretical angle—the team wanted to see whether approaching structure from the theoretical perspective of the thermodynamic model of ideal associated solutions could describe temperature-dependent structure changes.
September 11th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
One day, space tourism will be a reality for the lucky few who can afford the journey. And when that day comes, a celebratory cocktail will be in order. So the makers of Ballantine Scotch are funding the development of the perfect open-topped cup for drinking whisky in microgravity.
June 3rd, 2015 | by April Gocha
NASA and NIST recently joined forces to establish MaterialsLab, a new data-ridden initiative aimed to accelerate “materials development and make new discoveries using data from the hundreds of investigations on the International Space Station,” according to a NASA news release.
April 22nd, 2015 | by April Gocha
Californium's new trick, liquid crystal bubbles in space, poison dart frogs inspire plane deicers, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 22, 2015.
November 5th, 2014 | by April Gocha
The White House announces a 3D printed ornament contest, molybdenum disulfide for hydrogen catalysis, glass deformation mystery solved, ultrablack materials set to space, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 5, 2014.
February 14th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
Ceramics and glass business news of the week
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Boltzmann distribution illustrated with balls distributed on a hilly landscape. At positive temperatures (left), as they are common in everyday …
August 27th, 2012 | by email@example.com
Stuffed Whipple shield schematic. Credit: NASA. It didn’t get much attention (unless one is an International Space Station or NASA TV …
July 15th, 2011 | by Eileen De Guire
United States ISS lab module Destiny during manufacture in fall 1997. Credit: NASA NASA has chosen the Center for …