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2014-10-09 03:00:44

Material scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are working on new, innovative methods of creating materials that can be used for motion-based mechanisms.

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2008-12-21 12:32:21

The new alloys are lighter and less expensive, but are still tough and ductile enough for use in aerospace applications


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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