Materials
Material is a broad term for the (chemical) substance, or a mixture of substances that constitute a thing. See:-Material may also refer to:
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Revolutionary material
This orange goo may look squishy, but it’s the key ingredient in armor used to protect football players and soldiers.
Quartzite Materials
The main similarities and differences between the three most popular Kitchen countertops materials, Granite, Quartzite and Quartz. Here is a preview :
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Quartz is a man made material also know as engineered stone it is manufactured from 95% ground natural quartz with 5% polymer resins (Quartz also has new stone colors and patterns which gives th...
Creating a new material harder and brighter than diamond | UNC-TV Science
NC State researchers discover Q-carbon, a new state of carbon, that is harder and brighter than diamond. It is also magnetic and emits a faint glow.
Is This New Super Carbon Better Than Graphene?
Scientists have been searching for schwarzites for decades, here’s how their discovery could change our world. How Supercapacitors Could Make Batteries a Thing of the Past - https://youtu.be/GeSvErq...
How to make ice bubbles in freezing temps
How to make ice bubbles in freezing temps.
New metamaterial enhances natural cooling without power input
Thin glass-polymer sheet increases passive radiative cooling
Lightweight 3D prefabricated concrete is signaling a revolution in architecture
Here's how a lightweight, prefabricated concrete slab is signaling a revolution in architecture.
These Textiles Respond to Light
Programmable window shades could open and close with the light without robotics. (via Seeker)
1,109-carat diamond sells for 53 million dollars
1,109-carat diamond found in Botswana has sold for a whopping 53 million dollars at Sotheby’s
Giant 910 carat diamond found in Lesotho
One of the world's largest diamonds has been found in Letseng mine in Lesotho, a small country surrounded by South Africa. The diamond was found by UK mining company Gem Diamonds and could be worth up...
Diamonds are neither rare, nor valuable.
Diamonds are neither rare, nor valuable.
Most EXPENSIVE Diamonds In The World!
Check out the most expensive diamonds in the world! You won't believe how much money the rare and valuable jewelry stones on this top list are worth! Subscribe For New Videos! http://goo.gl/UIzLeB ...
LIGHT GOES INFINITELY FAST WITH NEW ON-CHIP MATERIAL
Electrons are so 20th century. In the 21st century, photonic devices, which use light to transport large amounts of information quickly, will enhance or even replace the electronic devices that are ub...
A Freaky Anti-Rubber Is Weirding Scientists Out
Auxetics are a class of materials whose curious and complex properties have excited researchers for decades.
Aerogel
Aerogel is a synthetic porous ultralight material derived from a gel, in which the liquid component of the gel has been replaced with a gas. The result is a solid with extremely low density and low th...
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Biomaterial
A biomaterial is any matter, surface, or construct that interacts with biological systems. As a science, biomaterials is about fifty years old. The study of biomaterials is called biomaterials scienc...
Allotropes of carbon
Carbon is capable of forming many allotropes due to its valency. Well-known forms of carbon include diamond and graphite. In recent decades many more allotropes and forms of carbon have been discover...
Allotropes of carbon - Wikipedia
Ceramic materials
Ceramic materials are inorganic, non-metallic materials made from compounds of a metal and a non metal. Ceramic materials may be crystalline or partly crystalline. They are formed by the action of hea...
Ceramic materials - Wikipedia
Chemical compound
A chemical compound is a pure chemical substance consisting of two or more different chemical elements that can be separated into simpler substances by chemical reactions. Chemical compounds have a u...
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Composite materials
Composite materials (also called composition materials or shortened to composites) are materials made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical propertie...
Composite materials - Wikipedia
Energetic material
Energetic materials are a class of material with high amount of stored chemical energy that can be released.[1]Typical classes of energetic materials are e.g. explosives, pyrotechnic compositions, pro...
Fiber
Fiber (or fibre; from the Latin fibra) is a natural or synthetic string or used as a component of composite materials, or, when matted into sheets, used to make products such as paper, papyrus, or fel...
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Fluid
In physics, a fluid is a substance that continually deforms (flows) under an applied shear stress. Fluids are a subset of the phases of matter and include liquids, gases, plasmas and, to some extent,...
Glass
Glass is an amorphous (non-crystalline) solid material which is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage in things like window panes, tableware, and optoelec...
Glass - Wikipedia
Metal
A metal (from Greek μέταλλον métallon, "mine, quarry, metal") is a material (an element, compound, or alloy) that is typically hard, opaque, shiny, and has good electrical and thermal conductivity. Me...
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Nanomaterials
See the Nanomaterials category for an exhaustive list of articles related to this subject. What follows is an introduction.Nanomaterials describe, in principle, materials of which a single unit is si...
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Polymer
A polymer (/ˈpɒlɨmər/) (Greek poly-, "many" + -mer, "parts") is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits. Because of their broad range of properties, both synthetic and n...
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Optical materials
Optical Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original papers and review articles on the design, synthesis, characterisation and applications of materials, suitable for variou...
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