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'Fore!' heads up, wide use of more flexible metallic glass coming your way


March 3, 2014

a piece of metallic glass that has been bent Tweaking the shearing characteristics of materials such as glass has important applications well beyond the sporting world of glass-faced golf clubs. Rather, it's a matter of broader impact, aiding such fields as space science, electrical transformers, cell phone cases, and yes, golf clubs, because their mechanical and magnetic properties are highly adjustable. Full Story

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