Tagged: cracks

A cracked window - Physics Stop

Marcus Wilson Jan 08, 2021

On Christmas Eve, child number 1 spotted a crack in a window. It’s a double-glazed window, and inspection showed that the small, horizontal crack was in the outermost pane. It was perpendicular to the frame, about three-quarters of the way up one side. The origins are a mystery. It MIGHT have something to do with repeated encounters with footballs, tennis … Read More

Fungi can help concrete heal its own cracks - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 30, 2018

Congrui Jin, Binghamton University, State University of New York This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Infrastructure supports and facilitates our daily lives – think of the roads we drive on, the bridges and tunnels that help transport people and freight, the office buildings where we work and the dams that … Read More