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Understanding Material Characteristics Through Signature Traits From Helium Pycnometry

Although helium pycnometry is generally the method of choice for skeletal density measurements of porous materials, few studies have provided a wide range of case studies that demonstrate how to best interpret raw data and perform measurements using it. The … Continue reading

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ESA Planning To Mine The Moon

Last week, the European Space Agency (ESA) has announced the signing of a one-year contract with ArianeGroup, a European aerospace consortium. The intention is part of a bid to look at the feasibility of mining on the surface in the … Continue reading

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‘New Invisible Hand’ Is Guiding Commodities; Copper Is The Big Winner – Gianni Kovacevic

If you love gold, look at copper, said CopperBank executive chairman Gianni Kovacevic, pointing to a surge in demand. “There is a new invisible hand for commodities. And within this hinge of history, we are going go to about 50% … Continue reading

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Physicists Created Quantum Structures That May Have Birthed Dark Matter

Some cosmologists have predicted the existence of “walls bounded by strings” in the aftermath of the Big Bang, and now a team of physicists have created these quantum structures on Earth for the first time. Physicists in Finland have experimentally … Continue reading

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The Gasturbine Modular Helium Reactor

The Gas Turbine – Modular Helium Reactor (GT-MHR) couples a High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor (HTGR) with a Brayton power conversion cycle to produce electricity at high efficiency. It is based on HTGR technology developed over the past 40 years that … Continue reading

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