New material combines useful, typically incompatible properties

Mild-mannered Dr. Jekyll and malicious Mr. Hyde were opposite aspects of the same man, and their story ended in tragedy because the two couldn’t peacefully coexist. Most materials, too, are capable of being only one thing at a time, but a team of engineers and physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have created an entirely new material that should be a scientific oxymoron: a polar metal.

Check out the article I wrote describing this totally mind-bending research: New material combines useful, typically incompatible properties

One thought on “New material combines useful, typically incompatible properties

  1. Hey! Love the new look of the blog.

    And, as always, love the post.

    “Undeterred by the laws of the universe, Eom and colleagues created a compound that…”

    Simply great.

    Maybe we can catch up tonight. I’m pretty slammed trying to get a draft presentation done for CU, but should be able to come up for air for 30 minutes or so tonight if that works. Let me know.

    Like

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