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2012-05-22 00:05:00

If you are not a condensed matter physicist, vanadium oxide (VO2) may be the coolest material you’ve never heard of.

2010-12-13 17:10:34

You can touch a functioning light bulb and know right away that it's hot.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).