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Is it possible to make Prince Rupert’s drops with molten alumina?

From the introduction of Shi et al. [1]: pure Al2O3 cannot be obtained as a bulk glass, even under very fast cooling conditions (Sun, 1949; Rosenflanz et al., 2004), despite the fact that the liquid ...
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Can a vacuum on a closed system really “pull” things out of it?

Molecules are in motion. They move in a straight line [constrained by any field they are in] until they encounter something. If a gas encounters a vacuum it just goes, no sucking involved. A liquid ...
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