News tagged with crystallinity

University lab demonstrates 3-D printing in glass

A team of engineers and artists working at the University of Washington's Solheim Rapid Manufacturing Laboratory has developed a way to create glass objects using a conventional 3-D printer. The technique allows a new material ...

dateSep 24, 2009 in Engineering
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The enduring mystery of snowflakes

Who hasn't caught a snowflake in a mitten and marveled at its starlike detail, and then recalled that no two snowflakes are alike? But these crystals of ice are even more different than one might imagine - there are needle-like ...

dateDec 28, 2011 in General Physics
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Cheaper Solar Power's Time Has Come

( -- Solar power manufacturers in the US are cutting prices to shift their stock, the government is chipping in with tax credits, and innovative leasing or financing arrangements spreading payments over up to ...

dateSep 07, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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