Aerogel

11.26.15
Scientists create gold nuggets that are 98 percent air
11.26.15

Scientists create gold nuggets that are 98 percent air

"Gold aerogel" is 1000 times lighter than natural gold but indistinguishable to the naked eye.

By A. Tarantola,   11.26.15
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06.19.14
3D-printed material can carry 160,000 times its own weight
06.19.14

3D-printed material can carry 160,000 times its own weight

Researchers from MIT and Lawrence Livermore have created a new class of materials with the same de...

By S. Dent,   06.19.14
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01.16.11
New carbon nanotube aerogel is now the world's lightest solid material
01.16.11

New carbon nanotube aerogel is now the world's lightest solid material

Frozen smoke (read: aerogel) -- not to be confused with the stuff your Grandma uses to flavor her t...

By C. Trout,   01.16.11
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