How nuclear physicists are invigorating the surfboard market--and helping the planet
By Jebediah Reed
Posted 07.10.2006 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
by Courtesy Sandia National Laboratory: Courtesy Sandia National Laboratory
The surfboard industry is going nuclear--and greening up in the process. As early as this summer, boards made from foam designed to protect the electronics and transistors in nuclear warheads could be available at your local surf shop, thanks to LeRoy Whinnery, an enterprising scientist at Sandia National Laboratory.
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