News tagged with deformations

Researchers solve the mystery of nanowire breakage

Most materials will break when a force is applied to an imperfection in their structure—such as a notch or dislocation. The behavior of these imperfections, and the resulting breakage, differ markedly between small structures, ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Satellite data confirms Santorini's growth

(Phys.org)—In the south Aegean Sea, the islands of Santorini have been showing signs of unrest for the first time in over half a century. Satellite data confirm that the islands have risen as much as 14 cm since January ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Warning on deterioration of famous Swedish warship, Vasa

The famous warship, Vasa, displayed in a museum that gets 1.2 million visitors every year and ranks as one of Sweden's most popular tourist attractions, is deteriorating despite ongoing preservation efforts, scientists are ...

dateAug 29, 2012 in Other
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