“In a celebrity-obsessed culture, tragedy is a tonic for a sagging career, death the ultimate marketing tool.” Chicago Tribune October 12 1995 (written by the Tribune Rock Critic).
Friday, 7 August 2015
As tough as paper?
Researchers at the University of Maryland recently discovered that paper made of cellulose fibers is tougher and stronger the smaller the fibers get. For a long time, engineers have sought a material that is both strong (resistant to non-recoverable deformation) and tough (tolerant of damage).