Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2017’

  • PlumX Metrics

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    PlumX Metrics PlumX Metrics provide insights into the ways people interact with individual pieces of research output (articles, conference proceedings, book chapters, and many more) in the online environment. Examples include, when research is mentioned in the news or is tweeted about. Collectively known as …

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  • This material does weird things under pressure

    This material does weird things under pressure Microcube is designed so that pressure makes it expand instead of compress : SQUEEZE PLAY  This weird new metamaterial achieves the counterintuitive feat of expanding when squeezed. BY  MARIA TEMMINGNOVEMBER 20, 2017 A newly fabricated material does more than just hold …

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  • Ancient construction is a model for earthquake-safe buildings

    Ancient construction is a model for earthquake-safe buildings Pagoda at Horyu-ji Temple in Nara, Japan.  Photo Credit : http://www.nydailynews.com The pagoda at the Horyu-ji temple in Japan is a testament to architectural design that was ahead of its time. Built in 607 AD, the 122-foot-tall structure is …

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