|Thoughts about materials sciences|
Vol. 99 No. 6December 21th, 2011
Thoughts about materials sciences
The elements that constitute our materials of every day result from the stars. Materials are everywhere in our life, at such a point such as the user has only little consciousness of the degree of sophistication of the studies and the knowledge necessary to produce the object that he has in hands. The science of materials is a living, rapidly growing science, which overflows on numerous disciplines, interfaces with them. The way the research - including that in science of materials - is organized and financed, and the way it is perceived, make difficult the work of the researcher which has an eminent role to play, because it helps to give form to the future, the long term, in a world with an uncertain environment; his freedom guarantees our future!