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Deep insights from surface reactions

Things that happen on the surface are often given short shrift compared to what goes on inside. But when it comes to chemical reactions, what occurs on the surface can mean the difference between a working material and one ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Materials Science
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Feeling the rhythm

Many astronauts play instruments, and some have even made music in space. Few have danced in space, though, perhaps because crew members find it difficult to tap their toes when weightless. Or it could be that spending time ...

dateOct 26, 2016 in Space Exploration
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