News tagged with physical characteristics

Nanoscale heat flow predictions

Physicists are now designing novel materials with physical properties tailored to meet specific energy consumption needs. Before these so-called materials-by-design can be applied, it is essential to understand their characteristics, ...

dateMay 07, 2014 in Nanophysics
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Producing high-tech steel cheaply and efficiently

A new plant for desulfurizing pig iron is reducing the costs of steel production. Developed by Siemens, this innovative process makes it possible to more precisely dose the various desulfurizing agents that are injected into ...

dateJan 11, 2013 in Engineering
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Vikings as criminal profilers

(—A researcher from the University of Aberdeen, who presented today at the British Science Festival, suggested this is a problem Viking societies themselves were deeply concerned about – so much so that they ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Other
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