Tag: radiation

Radiation strengthens NiCr alloys

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have discovered that exposure to proton irradiation can strengthen and extend certain alloys’ lifetime, including nickel-chromium.

Disappearing warships: Scavengers raid war graves for ‘low background’ steel

It was a discovery that rocked a nation last month; three sunken Dutch warships have disappeared off the coast of Indonesia. Who would target these war graves, and why?