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Metal lighter than feather? New micro-lattice material is the World’s lightest material

By Damir Beciri
6 Comments18 November 2011

light-metal-micro-latticeA team of researchers from UC Irvine, HRL Laboratories and the California Institute of Technology has developed the World’s lightest material which is about one hundred times lighter than Styrofoam. Developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the novel material could be used for battery electrodes and acoustic, vibration or shock energy absorption. “Modern… »