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Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? And much more inside January/February ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / December 15, 2016

The January/February 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—and it’s packed full of great content to kick off the new year.

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Materials science among the main attractions at Ohio State Fair

By Stephanie Liverani / August 11, 2015

ACerS and Ohio State University’s Materials Science and Engineering department teamed up to participate in the 2015 Technology and Engineering Showcase at the Ohio State Fair, making materials science a main attraction.

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Will DC electric fields transform ceramics shaping, manufacturing?

By / April 7, 2010

According to a paper just published in Philosophy Magazine, researchers at North Carolina State University, who have been playing around with how ceramic materials behave in the presence of DC electric fields, apparently think they may have discovered an approach that could “revolutionize” ceramics manufacturing. At a minimum, they say that using a modest electric…

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Ceramic armor wins big at Oscars

By / March 11, 2010

The movie The Hurt Locker won big on Oscars night last weekend. The film about explosive ordinance disposal squad in Iraq scored five awards in total: Kathryn Bigelow won Best Director, and Mark Boal scored for Best Original Screenplay. It won Best Film Editing and Best Sound Editing. And finally, the film won Best Picture…

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