Steelonium

A remarkable kind of steel that did not rust or corrode. (Read the full article)

"The hulls of the revolutionary British Dreadnought class battleships of 1905 were made of a chromium, nickel steel alloy almost identical to what we call stainless steel (except for being case-hardened like the edge of a modern knife by having higher carbon content on the surface). Major steelworks such as Ravenscraig and Sheffield were made specially to produce this alloy. There are records of experiments in 1909 to find commercial use for this alloy shown in the Science Museum in London. The third generation of the Dreadnought building program was wound down in 1919 and production of the new metal - was moved to new civilian purposes particularly in Sheffield."
(Daedelus 7/16/2004 11:19:40 PM )
"why is stainlees steel stainlees
(I added some material - better? Bill) "
( 1/26/2006 2:27:10 AM )
"For more information on Hugo Gernsback check out a new biography available on Amazon. The document was found by me when we closed down Gernsback Publications in 2003. It was an old ms that I edited and produced as a book. Follow the link and you can go to the book and thanks to Amazon’s “look inside” feature, you can even get an idea of what it covers. http://www.amazon.com/Hugo-Gernsback-Well-Ahead-Time/dp/1419658573/ref=ed_oe_p Hope you find it interesting. For more information feel free to contact me, Larry Steckler, at PoptronixInc@aol.com "
(Larry Steckler 12/23/2009 10:47:32 AM )

More info on Steelonium

Leave a comment:

Tediously, spammers have returned. So, send me your comments to bill at the site name (be sure to mention the page) and I'll post them. Thanks!

 

 

 

Current News Articles

Cruise Autonomous Car Drives Aimlessly For An Hour
Convincing video shows progress (and limitations).

Fast Charging A Bus In 20 Seconds
'... in almost every town and village.'

Realistic Translation With The Waverly Labs Ambassador
'The speech patterns you actually hear decode the brainwave matrix which has been fed into your mind by your Babel fish.'

Biotech Firms Raised $Millions For Anti-Agathics (Longevity Drugs)
'Against Death doth no simple grow.'

Out-Of-Work Blue Collar Robots Need Your Help
'His legs relaxed with a rattle as he cut off all power below his waist... and ran his eye down the Help Wanted - Robot column...'

The Dawn Of Orbiting Manufacturing In 2020?
'It can be mass-produced only in the orbiting factories.'

Smart Contact Lenses Charges With 3D Printed Antenna
'He realized that it was not quite a clear lens.'

Segway S-Pod Fulfills Dire 1928 SciFi Prophecy
'Noiselessly, on rubber-tired wheels, they journeyed down the long aisles...'

Physicist Inspired By SciFi And Seeing Back In Time
'Here is the chronoscope... Scansion depends upon a special curved field...'

Airbnb Has AI Psychiatrist Looking At Your Facebook
'It's illegal to hold back information during a psyche test.'

NASA's Electric Motor Scooter
'...all the [lunar] prospectors took bicycles along as a matter of course'

Moving Suns To Different Galactic Neighborhoods
'...to swerve their star from its course, the globemen made use of a simple physical principle.'

Home | Glossary | Invention Timeline | Category | New | Contact Us | FAQ | Advertise |
Technovelgy.com - where science meets fiction™

Copyright© Technovelgy LLC; all rights reserved.