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Memory Foam Never Forgets
January 20, 2009
Author: Michael Burris, Brian Yount, Jonathan Rogers, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Material Advantage Chapter
Publication history: Accepted from the Fall 2008 Materials Radio podcast contest (sponsored by the ASM K-12 Education Subcommittee)
Memory foam is made out of viscoelastic memory cells. Now you're probably asking yourself, "What does viscoelastic mean?" Viscoelastic is actually a compound word stemming from the words viscous and elastic. Something which is viscoelastic is kind of like both.
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