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Metallic glass: a drop of the hard stuff

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news icon rIn the movie Terminator 2, the villain is a robot made of liquid metal. He morphs from human form to helicopter and back again with ease, moulds himself into any shape without breaking, and can even flow under doorways.Now a similar-sounding futuristic material is about to turn up everywhere.

It is called metallic glass. In the past year, researchers have made metallic glass three times stronger than the best industrial steel and 10 times springier.

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obviously this field has along way to go before it reaches its full potential, im glad I will experience some of science's wonderful new advances!

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