TITLE

Weighting for a cosmic radiation breakthrough

AUTHOR(S)
Excell, Jon
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);7/25/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7680, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Bayer MaterialScience researchers' development of an advanced material that could be used to reduce the weight of space vehicles and aircraft. Use of the material for the development of lightweight replacements for the lead aprons worn by radiographers; Heinz Pudleiner of Bayer's claim that the material could be used in aerospace applications to protect aircraft passengers and astronauts from cosmic radiation.
ACCESSION #
17929268

 

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