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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 11, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 11, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Jim Destefani / October 28, 2013

Other materials stories that may be of interest.

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Monday materials music

By / October 12, 2009

A hat tip to The Great Beyond. Pharyngulia says this is promotional video for the Australian research organization CSIRO. I don’t know if that means CSIRO initiated it, or if this was originally more grassroots driven. Regardless, I saw you tapping you foot! Ah … the BB memories. Now go study your phase diagrams.

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Australians ready to market fire-resistant geopolymer

By / June 27, 2009

Australia’s national science agency says it has developed a new, strong fire-blocking material. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization calls the material HIPS (‘hybrid inorganic polymer system’). According to the Melbourne-based CSIRO, construction materials given a coating of HIPS can withstand temperatures of over 1000°C. CSIRO describes HIPS as a geopolymer: It contains an…

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