Super Bainite: Super Strong Steel

Episode of: The Naked Scientists Podcast

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Jul 7, 201259m
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Super bainite, a surprisingly-strong steel, is the subject of this week's Naked Scientists. We discover how it's made in the metallurgical equivalent of a pizza oven, why it makes the best bearings and how, even when it's full of holes, it also makes great armour. In the news, a nanotechnological tool to unblock blood vessels, a dust cloud that's disappeared around a nearby star and have we found the Higgs? Plus, can your cutlery affect the flavour of food? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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