A new flexible aerogel

Aerogel is a nanostructure material that is 99.8% air, making it the lightest solid in the world. Its big value is the exceptional insulation it delivers.

Scientists have made them stronger over the years and NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Ohio has now come up with two new aerogels that are up to 500 times stronger than their silica counterparts.

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