News tagged with furnace

Hypergravity helping aircraft fly further

(Phys.org)—ESA research has helped to develop an aircraft-grade alloy that is twice as light as conventional nickel superalloys while offering equally good properties. The path to creating this alloy required ...

dateNov 06, 2012 in Engineering
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The art of precision cooking -- in space

If you think it's tough to make Baked Alaska or a delicate soufflé or some other temperature-sensitive dish in your kitchen at home, imagine the painstaking task of trying to cook to perfection 250 miles ...

dateAug 03, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Iron legacy leaves soil high in manganese

(PhysOrg.com) -- Iron furnaces that once dotted central Pennsylvania may have left a legacy of manganese enriched soils, according to Penn State geoscientists. This manganese can be toxic to trees, especially ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Environment
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