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Worlds Lightest Material

World's Lightest Material Created By Scientists Overseas

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

Chinese scientists have created the world’s lightest substance -- a material so insubstantial it can perch on the petals of a delicate flower withou...

Lightest Material In The World Is 99.9% Air

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.13.2012 | Technology

Lighter than air? Nearly. A newly developed substance called Aerographite is now the "lightest material in the world," constructed of 99.9 percent air...

Cara Santa Maria

Amazing Innovations Swim, Float, Fly | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 06.19.2012 | Science

If you couldn't make it out to New York City to attend the 2012 World Science Festival earlier this month, fear not! I was there with camera crew in t...

World's Lightest Material: What's Great About It?

Samita Mohanasundaram | Posted 01.06.2012 | Science
Samita Mohanasundaram

Imagine holding styrofoam in your hand. It's lightweight, right? Now imagine holding something 200 times lighter. Yes, researchers have created the world's lightest material -- the ultralight metallic microlattices.

Scientists Create Lightest Material On Earth

Posted 11.18.2011 | Technology

Scientists have concocted what they say is the lightest material on the planet. The Los Angeles Times reports that the material, called "ultralight...