News tagged with properties

The geology of wine

Every day, all around the world, millions of people contemplate a very simple question with a very complex answer: which wine? In this month's issue of GSA Today, Gregory Retallack (University of Oregon) and Scott Burns (Portland ...

dateApr 27, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Making electronics out of coal

Jeffrey Grossman thinks we've been looking at coal all wrong. Instead of just setting it afire, thus ignoring the molecular complexity of this highly varied material, he says, we should be harnessing the real value of that ...

dateApr 19, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Generation of tailored magnetic materials

New technologies require growing precision in the intrinsic properties of the materials used. To meet increasingly specific requirements, physicists are interested in a generation of artificial materials, the properties of ...

dateApr 15, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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