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2012-06-18 10:41:42

Superhydrophobicity is one of most important interfacial properties between solids and liquids.

2012-05-29 08:10:41

Friction is a key phenomenon in applied physics, whose origin has been studied for centuries.

2012-02-28 09:43:50

VTT researchers have shown that surface tension on a solid material is unconnected to the energy required to create a new surface.

2007-06-16 03:04:03

By Dhara, S Ion beam irradiation is a potential tool for phase formation and material modification as a non-equilibrium technique. Localized rise in temperature and ultra fast (~10^sup -12^ s) dissipations of impinging energy make it an attractive tool for metastable phase formation.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.