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#### Brittle fracture in three point bending test

Author: Claas Bierwisch
Simulation of a three point bending test of a silicon crystal. The upper cylinder is pushed downward in a path-controlled trajectory. On contact, the induced stresses on the upper and lower surface are discernible. Tensile stresse ... more

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#### Say cheese: The whey forward in renewable plastics - Futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge
Whey from cheese production and other agricultural waste can be a valuable raw material for new biodegradable plastic. A European research project is working on using these bi-products in laminated cardboard, food packaging and ev ... more

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#### Wave propagation in a sunspot's atmosphere

Author: Johannes Löhner-Böttcher
A sunspot observation (NOAA11823) is shown. First the sunspot (HMI continuum intensity) rotates across the solar disk. Then the region is zoomed in and changes to the high-resolution observation of the Dunn Solar Telescope. Then t ... more

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#### Before the Big Bang: What Happened? - Space

Author: Euronews Knowledge
The universe was born 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang. But what was there before? Scientists are starting to get an answer thanks to the time-travelling Planck mission. Made by euronews, the most watched news channel i ... more

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#### Making Fire From Water - Futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge
A euronews futuris feature from October 30, 2013. Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe. euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-te ... more

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#### The future in a new light - Futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge
From the Sun, the Moon and flames, to ultra-modern semiconductors, human history is inherently bound to light. In this special edition of Futuris, we meet scientists and engineers who are making our futures brighter. Made by eu ... more

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#### Angles of repose observed in heap (de-)construction

Author: Claas Bierwisch

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