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A real life saviour
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A real life saviour

mars 1st, 2015 | by Oskar Nävsjö
Dont you think its crazy that some life boats are not able to save a life? I do so now i present a material that will not sink, not even if water gets inside! Aerogel also called frozen smoke is 99,8% empty space which makes...
Mega magnets
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Mega magnets

mars 1st, 2015 | by Oliver Hedlund
Rare earth elementals are use in the manufacture of wind turbines, electric and hybrid cars, and consumer electronics due to their powerful magnetic properties. But these materials are very expensive and is almost exclusively...
Strong as Diamond, Flexible as Rubber
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Strong as Diamond, Flexible as Rubber

mars 1st, 2015 | by Oskar Nävsjö
Carbon nanotubes is a new found material that is flexible and strong at the same time, can be used for almost anything and will not break! Not only can it be good to use in your tires these tubes can be used around or as...
Aerogel
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Aerogel

mars 1st, 2015 | by Oliver Hedlund
Aerogels are among the lowest-density, lightest solids known to man. Holding an aerogel in your hand does indeed feel like holding a bit of a cloud. They’re actually very good insulators and have already been used to line...
Stonger than most gems
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Stonger than most gems

mars 1st, 2015 | by Oskar Nävsjö
Are you tired of getting chip in your glass? than why not just upgrade to sapphire glass. Sapphire glass is a glass made with small pieces of sapphire which make this glass nearly impossible to break. Right now sapphire glass is...
Grow your carparts
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Grow your carparts

mars 1st, 2015 | by Phillipe Togan
Research has shown that bamboo might replace the carbon fibers inside the car. Bamboo is cheap, strong and some species has the ability to grow about 1 meter per day. Since bamboo is light and on the same time strong it could...
Fly like an insect
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Fly like an insect

mars 1st, 2015 | by Phillipe Togan
What if you were able to fly just like an insect? Shrilk is a plastic material that is extremely flexible. This material is made from discarded shrimp shells and proteins derived from silk. Shrilk is thin, clear, flexible, and...
Ultrathin Platinum
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Ultrathin Platinum

mars 1st, 2015 | by Linus Lundmark
A research group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a relatively simple, fast and effective method of depositing uniform, ultrathin layers of platinum atoms on a surface. A New method for...
The museum in motala
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The museum in motala

mars 1st, 2015 | by Phillipe Togan
We were recently on a school trip to the motor museum in motala and I found it to be rather interesting even though I don’t have a big interest for vehicles. The thing that caught my attention was to see how things have...
Mega Magnets
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Mega Magnets

mars 1st, 2015 | by Linus Lundmark
Rare earth materials are vital to the manufacture of wind turbines, electric and hybrid cars, and consumer electronics due to their powerful magnetic properties. Yet they are also expensive and come almost entirely from one...