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On the Road Again: Metal Foams Find Favor
The three states of matter are well represented by earth, sea, and sky. God saw that it was good, and so did many generations of physics lecturers. But purity is obscurity, as Ogden Nash reminded us. The rich variety of combinations of gas, liquid, and solid that are found in nature's creations and mankind's artifacts presents us with an infinity, rather than a trinity, of possibilities.
Keyword(s): three states of matter; Condensed Matter Physics
Publication Date:
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Language(s): English
Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Citation(s): J.Banhart and D. Weaire, On the Road Again: Metal Foams Find Favor, Physics Today, 55, 2002, 37-42
Publisher(s): American Institute of Physics
First Indexed: 2014-05-13 05:47:37 Last Updated: 2017-04-26 08:35:52