sand castles
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Optimize friction to build the best sandcastles

22.06.2017 tribonet 87 Views
Matthew Robert Bennett, Bournemouth University Whether we prefer water sports or relaxing with a good book, the humble sandcastle is often a seaside must. But what’s the secret to building a majestic sandcastle that will […]
wave energy
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Triboelectricity to collect wave power

01.06.2017 tribonet 934 Views
Nature provides three sources of energy for free: sunlight, air and gravity. Solar and wind power are increasingly exploited, gravity less so. Hydraulic power plants harvest energy from flowing rivers. Tidal energy can be gathered […]
3D_XRAY
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3D dislocations observed by X-Ray

26.05.2017 tribonet 221 Views
In a new study published in Science, researchers at Argonne used an X-ray scattering technique called Bragg coherent diffraction imaging to reconstruct in 3-D the size and shape of grain defects. These defects create imperfections […]