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Ramirez videos on the physics of football and the Titanic

By Eileen De Guire / August 31, 2012

The physics of football. Credit: Ainissa Ramirez; You Tube. Today is the start of the Labor Day weekend, and The American Ceramic Society extends its best wishes to all who work with ceramic materials. Indeed, the Society’s very existence is founded on the need of ceramic engineers in the late 19th century to have a…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / April 17, 2012

Check ’em out: Thermodynamic glass transition in a spin glass without time-reversal symmetry (PNAS) Spin glasses are a longstanding model for the sluggish dynamics that appear at the glass transition. However, spin glasses differ from structural glasses in a crucial feature: they enjoy a time reversal symmetry. This symmetry can be broken by applying an…

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