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Shock physics

Scientists land $8.5 million contract

  SPOKANE — A team of physicists at WSU’s’s Applied Sciences Laboratory (ASL) were awarded an $8.5 million research contract to develop and demonstrate reactive materials to be used in a new generation of national security applications.   “We’ve been asked to make a material that is mechanically as good as steel, and yet can release […]

Spokane spinoff gets $6.5M

Washington State University recently announced the extension of its internationally recognized Institute for Shock Physics to Spokane. U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt joined university leaders and a Navy representative in Spokane on Jan. 30 to announce $6.5 million in grant funds from the Office of Naval Research. The money was set aside by Nethercutt in the […]