This Catalyst article investigates the nature of aerogels, which are among the least dense solid materials, not much denser than air. Aerogels were made as the result of a bet and ended up going into space to capture comet dust. They are the lightest solids which exist and have some unusual features.
The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2014, Volume 24, Issue 3.
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|Subject(s)||Science, Physics, Chemistry|
|Published||2010 to 2019|
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