Videos

Monday materials music

By / August 31, 2009

Now get to work!

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Video of the week – Aldo Boccaccini on the vitrification of hazardous wastes, bioglass and electrophoretic deposition

By / August 26, 2009

Aldo Boccaccini is a professor in materials science at Imperial College, U.K. and a member of the London Center for Nanotechnology, a joint project between Imperial College and University College,…

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Video of the week – Del Day on treating cancer with glass microspheres

By / August 19, 2009

Del Day, the Curators’ Professor Emeritus of Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses his work in the field of bioglass. Day, a former president of ACerS, has spent several…

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Monday materials mind candy

By / August 17, 2009

Aerogel experiments from squidie on Vimeo. Now go get your week started!

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Virginia Tech aims for the sky to win Solar Decathlon

By / August 14, 2009

Lumenhaus is Virginia Tech’s zero-energy home that can be completely powered by the sun and geothermal energy. Other sustainable features include the use of passive energy systems, radiant heating and…

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Imaging aids understanding

By / August 14, 2009

Two recent stories illustrate how having a visual understanding of systems and processes can help researchers to explain and clarify the underlying science. The first story comes from the Lawrence…

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Video of the week- Sylvia Johnson on NASA’s thermal protection systems

By / August 12, 2009

Sylvia Johnson, branch chief for the Thermal Protection Materials and Systems Branch of the NASA Ames Research Center, discusses applications related to thermal protection systems that she and her team…

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Video of the week: Paolo Colombo on engineering porosity in ceramics

By / August 5, 2009

Porosity is sometimes thought of as a flaw in ceramic materials, but, as Paolo Colombo explains, porosity can also be used to add new functionality to a material. Colombo, who…

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Little speaks out on GE’s energy

By / July 22, 2009

MIT’s online Technology Review has posted an interesting interview with Mark Little, GE’s director of research, on a number of energy-related topics. He reveals some interesting thoughts on GE’s plan…

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Video of the week – Gary Messing: Substituting ceramics for single crystals

By / July 22, 2009

How do you sinter material to perfection to make it as transparent as window glass . . . or a single crystal? ACerS Fellow and former president Gary Messing has…

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