Gallery: German Scientists Develop Aerographite – The World’s Lightest ...


Last year, researchers at the University of California Irvine developed a material that was as strong as metal yet 100 times lighter than Styrofoam — but now a team of German scientists claim to have bested them with a new material called aerographite, which weighs in at a mere 0.2 milligrams per cubic centimeter. The scientists, from Kiel University (KU) and Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), claim that their porous carbon material is the lightest in the world .

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  1. juneschoon July 20, 2012 at 12:35 am

    fantastic site

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