Archive: 08/1/2011

Spotting weaknesses in solid wood

Is there a hairline crack in the oak table? Was the window frame glued badly? Ultrasound thermography can reliably identify material defects during the production of wooden items. This allows rejects to be ...

Aug 01, 2011
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Physics could be behind the secrets of crop-circle artists

In this month's edition of Physics World, Richard Taylor, director of the Materials Science Institute at the University of Oregon, takes a serious, objective look at a topic that critics might claim is beyond scientific understanding ...

Aug 01, 2011
2.4 / 5 (14) 16 | with audio podcast