Images acquired by NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft show geologic features that indicate Mercury is likely still contracting today, joining Earth as a tectonically ...
Sep 26, 2016 in Space Exploration
Highly sensitive X-ray scattering shows why an exotic material is sometimes a metal, sometimes an insulator
Some materials hold surprising – and possibly useful – properties: neodymium nickel oxide is either a metal or an insulator, depending on its temperature. This characteristic makes the material a potential candidate for ...
Oct 11, 2016 in Condensed Matter