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AAAA
09-24-2007, 05:35 AM
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/science/article2284349.ece

Looks like the aerogel stuff is real. Whether it can offer benefits in a tennis racket that no other older commercially viable material can is another issue entirely.

'Aerogel, one of the world’s lightest solids, can withstand a direct blast of 1kg of dynamite and protect against heat from a blowtorch at more than 1,300C.'

interesting stuff.

martin
09-24-2007, 06:03 AM
Yes i knew that aerogel existed but i don't think there will be much of that material in the racket. maybe one percent or less. I don't think one percent of aerogel makes a difference.