As Strong as Steel Yet Lighter than Air

This incredible substance is capable of feats never before seen by man.

Introducing Aerogel: It can support thousands of times its own weight, block out intense heat, cold and sound – yet it is 1,000 times less dense than glass, nearly as transparent and is composed of %99.8 air. The lowest-density silica-based aerogels are even lighter than air.It is amazing what we keep finding on our small planet.NASA continues to find new uses for Aerogel.

 

Read the full article on this curious material below.

 

http://dornob.com/aerogel-see-through-strong-as-steel-ligher-than-air/

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Posted on August 18, 2011, in Random/Miscellaneous and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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