The World’s New Lightest Material Has Super High Absorbency And Elasticity



future, Zhejiang University, China, aerogel, aerographite, graphene aerogel, lightest material, latest technology,new technologies, futuristic
1931 was marked by the invention of the aerogel, considerd the world’s lightest material for more than eighty years. In 2012 aerographite, which is six times lighter than air, headed the list. And recently a group of researchers at China’s Zhejiang University broke the lightness record with their discovery of a spongy substance made from freeze-dried carbon. It is called graphene aerogel, it weighs 0.16 milligram per cubic centimeter (only twice as dense as hydrogen) and features high absorbency and elasticity. The team from Zhejiang University envisions a great number of uses for their invention, but at the moment the main one is oil spill cleanup. The graphene aerogel can absorb 900 times its own weight in oil and water, furthermore it will be possible to reuse the absorbed substances and the graphene aerogel after the cleanup.
Via:dvice.com
future, Zhejiang University, China, aerogel, aerographite, graphene aerogel, lightest material, latest technology,new technologies, futuristic

future technology, lightest material, aerographite, Zhejiang University, graphene aerogel, futuristic technology

future technology, lightest material, aerographite, Zhejiang University, graphene aerogel, futuristic technology

future technology, lightest material, aerographite, Zhejiang University, graphene aerogel, futuristic technology

Donate BTC: 1DUUZbiqjbJvzjuRZEwTS47bqgmnhEJ4XG

Donate ETH: 0x981FcEAAa895C6cee76D2876e9AfC649Dc0C4c75

More Posts:

oRo: Human Powered, Zero Emission Vehicle
Flexible Display Prototype Gadget From Samsung (+VIDEO)
The Frankenburger Made From 'Synthetic' Meat (VIDEO)
World's Lightest And Thinnest Circuits Pave The Way For 'Imperceptible Electronics'
Frank J Tipler on Singularity 1 on 1: The Singularity is Inevitable
Harald Haas: Wireless Data From Every Light Bulb
Rice Engineers Develop Hands-On Feedback For Virtual Gaming
Centimeter-Accurate GPS
Hyundai Wearable Robotics for Walking Assistance Offer A Full Spectrum of Mobility
Project Blue: A Telescope to Find Habitable Worlds