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Fatigue' metal

Metal fatigue apparent factor in United flight engine explosion

NTSB chief Robert Sumwalt says investigators believe it played a role. The mid-air explosion sent debris down onto a Denver suburb.

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metal Transition

Transition metal’cocktail’ helps Create Brand-new superconductors

IMAGE:¬†Schematic of the CuAl2-type crystal structure of the newly created superconducting Co0.2Ni0.1Cu0.1Rh0.3Ir0.3Zr2 compound, with an HEA-type Tr site…. view more¬† Credit: Tokyo Metropolitan University Tokyo, Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University mixed and designed a new, high entropy alloy (HEA) superconductor, using extensive data on simple superconducting substances with a specific crystal structure. HEAs…