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Video: This is why NASA’s Solar Probe will stay intact when it reaches the sun

By Faye Oney / July 25, 2018

NASA Goddard will launch its Parker Solar Probe in early August on a mission to study the mysteries of the sun. Watch today’s video to learn how engineers have designed the Solar Probe to withstand the sun’s intense heat.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 27, 2016

Rivet graphene proves its mettle, new milestone in printed photovoltaics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 27, 2016.

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Plug pulled on Firefly Energy, carbon foam battery design

By / March 17, 2010

There was a time when some people thought foam carbon composites technology would give lead-acid chemistry a new lease on life in a world of hybrid and hybrid-electric vehicles. The great hope was the carbon foam batteries could deliver enough energy density to make the transition, and Firefly Energy was going to lead the way.…

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