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Golden mystery solved

Gold is prized for its preciousness and as a conductor in electronics, but it is also important in scientific experimentation.

dateJan 16, 2017 in General Physics
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Theory lends transparency to how glass breaks

Over time, when a metallic glass is put under stress, its atoms will shift, slide and ultimately form bands that leave the material more prone to breaking. Rice University scientists have developed new computational methods ...

dateJan 16, 2017 in Condensed Matter
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