physical experiments

Static electricity could charge our electronics

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Metallic glass: cracking the mystery of flaws

A study from A*STAR reveals that designers of metallic-glass-based nanodevices must account for tiny flaws in alloy frameworks to avoid unpredictable…

Experiments in the realm of the impossible

March 1938: The Italian elementary particle physicist Ettore Majorana boarded a post ship in Naples, heading for Palermo. But he either never arrives there -…

Engineers Part of Nationwide Effort to Make Buildings Earthquake Safe

The structure, which resembled a parking garage, went through a series of earthquake jolts as powerful as magnitude 8.0. The one-million pound precast concrete…