News tagged with alloys

Go for the burn—how to melt a satellite

Imagine being confronted with half a tonne or more of metal and composite structures, electronics boxes and solar panels – an unwanted satellite. And then being handed a blowtorch and told to melt it into vapour.

dateDec 15, 2015 in Space Exploration
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The complexity of modeling

In recent years, advances in materials synthesis techniques have enabled scientists to produce increasingly complex functional materials with enhanced or novel macroscopic properties. For example, ultra-small core-shell metallic ...

dateNov 03, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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