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Revealing The Health Of Bridges Through Sound
2012-10-23 13:51:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With America´s aging infrastructure in need of repair, physicists are looking for ways to address and assist in the rebuilding effort that both presidential candidates are calling for this election season. In an attempt to better analyze the integrity of bridges, a research group from Brigham Young University has found a way to detect flaws in the structures by listening to how they resonate when struck with tiny droplets of...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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