A team of astronomers at the Paris Observatory discovered ultra-weak magnetic fields in Am stars Beta Ursae Majoris and Theta Leonis. Although limited, research on the weak magnetism of these metallic-line stars continues to excite scientists.
Space January 15, 2016
Kepler 2 data reveals a rocky object being shredded to pieces by a white dwarf.
Space October 22, 2015
Aerospace company Boeing has developed the world's lightest metal which is 100 times lighter than Styrofoam. Scientists hope to incorporate the metal into practical use.
Animals October 12, 2015
Researchers have been given an EAGER grant to pursue a study that aims to build spacecraft and power plants with a new type of ceramic. The UT Arlington blended different ceramics of the same family and came up with a ceramic that can both withstand extreme heat and collision.
August 3, 2015
A company spawned from engineers at the University of Wisconsin is creating a metal coating that can make metals far stronger and even change their conductivity. In fact, the spray could lengthen the lifespan of a mechanical part by up to five times.
Energy June 25, 2015
Galaxies die when they can no longer form new stars. Now, scientists revealed that a process known as strangulation stumps star formation in galaxies.
Space May 15, 2015
Experts at Yale University recently warned that many of the metals critical in the manufacture of electronics, such as tablets and smartphones, could be in short supply in the near future.
Internet Culture March 26, 2015
Researchers recently discovered large balls of manganese deep beneath the Atlantic Ocean's surface. Electronics companies use this rare metal in the production of high-tech components, such as those found in smartphones.
Animals February 20, 2015
In what may be the most impressive display of recycling yet, Thai metalsmithing shop BanHunLek has recreated a full-sized Incredible Hulk using nothing but scrap metal and a gigantic torch.
Geek October 8, 2014
Shape-shifting metal is being developed to improve current applications for your benefit. No T-1000s to worry about just yet so you can breathe easy.
FUTURE TECH September 25, 2014
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