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Unexpected ice-formation mechanism

( -- Extremely hydrophobic materials cause water to roll right off objects that have been coated with them. Up to now, it was assumed that aircraft or wind turbines coated in such a way did not ice up as easily. ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Condensed Matter
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Seismic diagrams identify rock-falls

( -- Based on the statistical analysis of 20 rock-falls in the Alps and the seismic signals recorded at the same time, ETH Zurich scientists have developed a new method allowing the volume and extent of a rock-fall ...

dateDec 07, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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