Tag: Metals

Ultra-Weak Magnetic Fields Detected In Metallic-Line Stars Beta Ursae Majoris And Theta Leonis

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

A Far Off Star Is Destroying A Neighboring Planet

Kepler 2 data reveals a rocky object being shredded to pieces by a white dwarf.

Space October 22, 2015

Microlattice Metal Is 100 Times Lighter Than Styrofoam: See Boeing’s Video of 'World's Lightest Material’

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

New Type Of Ceramic Could Lead To Better Power Plants And Spacecraft

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

Thermal Spray Can Make Metal Stronger And Change Its Conductivity

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 By Strangulation: What Exactly Happens

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

The Metals Used To Make Smartphones Could Run Out Soon

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

Rare Metal Balls Discovered In The Atlantic Ocean

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

This giant scrap metal Hulk statue is ridiculous in the best way

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

Scientists come up with shape-shifting, liquid metal. Terminator-style robots soon?

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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