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Valar Morghulis was all it took to snatch my full attention to this nerdy contest. We were told that the first round of the theoretical part would contain a crossword puzzle. 500 more words


Two Apologies

I’m sorry I failed you
in countless lengths of
plastic deformation
like gold and iron
slipping a parallel universe
with systems fucked up
by defining laws… 34 more words


Nucleating Change in the Philippines Through Materials Science and Engineering: Cultivating Materials Engineers As Professionals

What is nucleation?

“Nucleation – the formation of very small (often submicroscopic) particles, or nuclei, of the new phase, which are capable of growing.[1]”

What is Materials Science and Engineering? 1,327 more words

Academe And Engineering

When Old Things are Made New Again

Steel is the foundation of the modern structure, be it buildings, airplanes, or ships.  Plain carbon steel is a simple mixture of carbon and iron in just the right proportion to provide excellent strength.   107 more words


A fast, sensitive, and accurate tool for malaria diagnosis

Before Ebola, there was malaria. In recent months, the deadly Ebola virus has ravished West Africa, claiming more than 8400 lives to date. The much more ubiquitous malaria parasite has claimed even more victims: In 2013, an estimated 584 000 people—many of them children in Africa under age 5— 522 more words


Corrosion Testing

In this blog, is the review on the first blog (Introduction to Degradation). In the first blog Galvanic Corrosion and Pitting Corrosion is being discussed according to the figure below. 671 more words

Pitting Corrosion