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Scientists combined three metals to make the toughest known material on Earth
14/12/2022 08:50 AM | Click to read full article
A new scientific enquiry has managed to figure out the toughest combination on Earth - literally. Turns out, a metallic alloy made of chromium, cobalt, and nickel (CrCoNi) has the most toughness ever recorded on Earth. Owing to its impressive strength and ductility, scientists claim it has "outstanding damage tolerance." In addition, it appears that this alloy gets stronger as it gets cooler.