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Pierre – Révéler la ressource, explorer le matériau

L’épuisement annoncé des matières premières, au premier rang desquelles le sable, composant indispensable du béton, invite à repenser les modes de construction dominants des logements franciliens contemporains. Au regard des études entreprises pour trouver des matériaux innovants plus économes et des technologies importées plus vertueuses, l’exposition-recherche « Pierre » interpelle la matière

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new materials

Corrugated cardboard, this innovative material is more than 130 years old!

If one were to compile a list of the most innovative materials, a quick internet search would suggest answers such as graphene, nanofibres or translucent concrete. Corrugated cardboard would not appear spontaneously. Indeed, it would be difficult to imagine a corrugated paper assembly glued between two sheets, intended in particular for packaging,

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A self-healing skin for spaceships

Un des dangers majeurs qui guettent les objets spatiaux que nous envoyons au-delà de notre atmosphère est celui de la collision avec les millions de déchets qui vaguent dans l’espace. Boulon perdu, outil oublié, ou plus naturellement micrométéorites. Ces objets sont meurtriers pour les vaisseaux spatiaux car leur collision à

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innovation

Graphene "Flagship": the material of tomorrow?

The ten-year roadmap of the European graphene research programme "Flagship as tomorrow's material? In an open access paper published on 24 February in the Royal Society of Chemistry Journal Nanoscale, more than 60 academics and industrialists unveiled the 10-year roadmap of the European graphene research programme "Flagship material of tomorrow?

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