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Though this topic may not be directly related to materials engineering, it tells us how nature’s creations are sometimes amazingly shocking. I hit upon this topic while reading ‘The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing’ by Richard Dawkins. In a … Continue reading
This is old news for people who attended this years workshop on Computational Materials Science (CMS-09) and many other experts in this field, but something very new and very interesting to me and I hope to a number of materials … Continue reading
A friend of mine referred me to this website, which is a very useful link to download softwares. Here’s give away of the day for you.
Robert Hooke is one name that didn’t draw as much attention as Newton’s did, though both were contemporaries; but his work has been no less significant and diverse. The famous Hooke’s Law in elasticity came from him in 1678 in … Continue reading
Here’s a list of some funny quotes, very apt for materials engineers. Enjoy!!
Most of metallurgy started with extraction, which materials scientists of today seem to have forgotten. Most books and extraction labs today are collecting dust. I came across a nice book with funny anectodes and funnier illustrations dealing with stories on … Continue reading