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Ordered Atoms Found In Glass Materials
2012-10-02 15:10:29

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy´s (DOE) Ames Laboratory have discovered the underlying order in metallic glasses, which may hold the key to the ability to create new high-tech alloys with specific properties. Glass materials may have a far less randomly arranged structure than formerly thought. Over the years, the ideas of how metallic glasses form have been evolving, from just a random packing, to very small ordered clusters, to realizing that longer range chemical and...

2012-09-13 23:00:57

New market research report “The U.S. Steel Industry Outlook” prepared by SBI has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. The report informs that the direct value of the U.S. steel industry totals more than USD 22 billion in 2012, accounting for nearly 6% of the global steel market. London, UK (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 The steel industry has long been considered the backbone of all U.S. manufacturing because it provides critical materials for other industries,...

2012-09-03 23:02:07

Casting Partners LLC, based in Miami Beach, was hired to unify casting for Cedar Fair´s global print and video campaign for Toronto´s famed Wonderland Amusement Park and its sister location, Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 Rather than using local casting directors in two different locations, Cedar Fair´s advertising and production team opted to take advantage of Casting Partners experience and approach, to coordinate and assimilate a...


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2005-05-26 09:40:46

Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...

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