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Less brittle aerogels increase the usability of the lightest solid material

By Damir Beciri
21 August 2012

nasa-less-brittle-aerogelEver since we published the article about the lightest microlatice structure last year, I wanted to cover another interesting and light material which was created back in 1930s, and perfected in last 30 years. Aerogels (also known as solid smoke) are currently the world’s lightest solid material with astonishing insulating properties that could find their… »