News tagged with properties

Improving structural safety in bridges

One of the longest spans in the world is the San Francisco—Oakland Bay Bridge, which was severely damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Final reconstruction of the eastern span began in 2002 and was completed in 2013.

Jan 29, 2014 1 / 5 (1) 0

Microwires as mobile phone sensors

Microwires were created in the former Soviet Union for military purposes. They formed the basis of the camouflage of a model of spy plane used by the Soviet army, but for a long time the scientific community ...

Jan 28, 2014 4 / 5 (3) 0

Graphene growth on silver

Users from Northwestern University, working with the Center for Nanoscale Materials EMMD Group at Argonne, have demonstrated the first growth of graphene on a silver substrate.

Jan 14, 2014 4.4 / 5 (9) 3 | with audio podcast