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bobbymike said:
http://www.nextbigfuture.com/2017/01/mit-makes-compressed-graphene-sponge.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2Fadvancednano+%28nextbigfuture%29&utm_content=FaceBook
http://phys.org/news/2017-01-porous-d-graphene-mit-strong.html

In other news:

http://phys.org/news/2017-01-semiconductor-eyed-next-generation-power-electronics.html

http://phys.org/news/2017-01-transistor-length-minimal-loss.html
 

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/three-mile-high-skyscraper-design-coated-self-cleaning-material-eats-smog-a7522491.html
 

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I can't find any mention of quasicrystals in this section, so here you are;

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2115570-third-ever-natural-quasicrystal-found-in-siberian-meteorite/

Good for frying pans apparently.

Chris
 

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http://nypost.com/2017/01/20/body-armor-of-the-future-could-be-made-of-human-hair/
 

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http://gizmodo.com/scientsts-just-melted-a-solid-below-its-freezing-point-1791515036
 

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/hydrogen-metal-revolution-technology-space-rockets-superconductor-harvard-university-a7548221.html


I get how it could be used for rocket fuel. I get that it could even be a superconductor. I don't get how anybody would think it a good idea to string rocket fuel hither and yon, just waiting for the opportunity to go from "superconducting power transmitter" to "world's bestest rocket fuel and explosive".
 

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https://www.inverse.com/article/26969-scientists-create-metallic-hydrogen-100-years?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=inverse&utm_campaign=organic
 

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http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists-have-found-a-metal-that-conducts-electricity-but-not-heat
 

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https://www.army.mil/article/181950

Stepanov works with nano-organic energetics (RDX, HMX, CL-20) and inorganic materials (metals.) He is responsible for creating the first nanoorganic energetic known as nano-RDX. He is involved in research aimed at understanding the various properties of nanoenergetics including sensitivity, performance, and mechanical characteristics. He and Patel teach the nanoenergetics class that was first offered last fall and due to high demand is expected to be offered annually. The next one will be held in September.
 

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http://neutrons.ornl.gov/content/army-researchers-use-neutrons-study-ceramic-material-possible-lightweight-vehicle-armor
 

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http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21716599-film-worth-watching-how-keep-cool-without-costing-earth?fsrc=scn/fb/te/bl/ed/materialssciencehowtokeepcoolwithoutcostingtheearth
 

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bobbymike said:
http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21716599-film-worth-watching-how-keep-cool-without-costing-earth?fsrc=scn/fb/te/bl/ed/materialssciencehowtokeepcoolwithoutcostingtheearth
... and in combination with sodium-yttrium-fluorid (which can be used to convert at least a part
of the infrared radiation into electric energy), the energy demand for the whole system perhaps could
be lowered even further: http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms6669 ;)
 

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Slippery bottle solves ketchup problem

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Now this is cool.

Stretchy, radar wave absorbing, 'tuneable' skins. Mind. Blown.

http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2016/03/04/meta-skin
 

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http://www.foresight.org/nanodot/?p=7230

Creating an "impossible" molecule
 

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https://science.slashdot.org/story/17/03/08/201242/the-quest-to-crystallize-time---previously-considered-impossible-researchers-create-time-crystals
 

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bobbymike said:
http://www.foresight.org/nanodot/?p=7230

Creating an "impossible" molecule
How long to do it 6.022x10^26th times?
 

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http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/US_Naval_Research_Lab_develops_light_transparent_armor_999.html
 

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https://www.facebook.com/MilitaryInsider/videos/1003337446433921/

My new basement soon ;D
 

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https://phys.org/news/2017-04-iron-graphene-wrinkles.html

https://phys.org/news/2017-04-block-thermal.html
 

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/04/19/physicists-create-mind-bending-negative-mass-accelerates-backwards/
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https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2017/04/us-working-to-nanotech-materials-for-harder-and-faster-weapons-to-defeat-400-meter-deep-bunkers.html

Also discusses ultra-hard concrete that should be used, IMHO, on new silos for the GBSD.
 

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http://www.nextbigfuture.com/2012/04/future-titanium-navy.html

Older story.
 

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Bullet proof skin (reinforced with spider silk).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaZ10VlSoZs
 

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bobbymike said:
http://www.nextbigfuture.com/2012/04/future-titanium-navy.html

Older story.
Titanium hull...
Warship...
Well THAT'S a damage control nightmare.
 

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Brickmuppet said:
bobbymike said:
http://www.nextbigfuture.com/2012/04/future-titanium-navy.html

Older story.
Titanium hull...
Warship...
Well THAT'S a damage control nightmare.
Why? Metal fire?
 

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Cutting away damage and welding in patches or replacement metal will be a huge pain
 
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