The real Aerogel?

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  1. AAAA

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    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.
     
  2. martin

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    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.
     

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