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An insidious and ubiquitous menace.

Hunt, Michael and Siller, Lidija (2015) 'An insidious and ubiquitous menace.', Physics world., 28 (9). pp. 40-41.


When the US Department of Defense describes something as a "pervasive menace", one that can tear apart aeroplanes, shut down oil pipelines and render nuclear weapons useless, most people will react by picturing a terrorist organization or hostile foreign power. The reality, though, is both more mundane and far more damaging. That destructive force is corrosion and it is the subject of science journalist Jonathan Waldman's new book Rust: the Longest War.

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Publisher statement:This is an author-created, un-copyedited version of an article published in Physics world. IOP Publishing Ltd is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this version of the manuscript or any version derived from it. The Version of Record is available online at 10.1088/2058-7058/28/9/38
Date accepted:27 July 2015
Date deposited:06 January 2016
Date of first online publication:September 2015
Date first made open access:01 September 2016

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