More on Amazing Aerogel
Posted on August 19, 2007 Comments (1)
We added a post on aerogel earlier this month. Here is another article on the incredible substance – Scientists hail ‘frozen smoke’ as material that will change world:
It also has green credentials. Aerogel is described by scientists as the “ultimate sponge”, with millions of tiny pores on its surface making it ideal for absorbing pollutants in water. Kanatzidis has created a new version of aerogel designed to mop up lead and mercury from water. Other versions are designed to absorb oil spills.