Source - NASA Science News for Nov. 27, 2013
Researchers working with magnetic fluids on the International Space Station are taking "smart materials" to the next level. With proper coaxing, molecules in microgravity can assemble themselves into "genius materials" with surprising properties. This is opening a new frontier in material science.
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