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9 Futuristic Materials

Published on Apr 24, 2016
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9 Futuristic Materials

Learn about some materials that seem like they should belong in science fiction, but actually exist today!

Hosted by: Michael Aranda

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Sources:
Aerogels
http://www.aerogel.org/?p=3
http://energy.lbl.gov/ecs/aerogels/
http://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology...
http://www.britannica.com/science/gel

Invisibility Cloaks
http://science.sciencemag.org/content...
http://time.com/4042506/invisibility-...
http://bgr.com/2016/03/15/invisibilit...
http://www.nature.com/articles/srep21921
http://www.cnet.com/news/invisibility...
http://www.techtimes.com/articles/864...

Super Waterproofing
http://phys.org/news/2015-12-superhyd...
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10...
http://www.businessinsider.com/a-new-...
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/...
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-envir...
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/...

Bulk Diamonds/Aggregated Diamond Nanorods
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/...
http://www.esrf.eu/news/spotlight/spo...
http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/n...
http://www.iom3.org/materials-world-m...

Metallic Glasses
http://engineering.jhu.edu/materials/...
http://www.nature.com/nmat/journal/v1...
http://www.zmescience.com/science/che...
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/...
http://discovermagazine.com/2004/apr/...
http://physics.aps.org/story/v15/st20

Metallic Foams
http://www.tms.org/pubs/journals/JOM/...
http://www.metalfoam.net/
http://link.springer.com/article/10....

Transparent Aluminum
http://science.howstuffworks.com/tran...
http://www.tssbulletproof.com/optical...
http://ceramics.org/wp-content/upload...

Light-transmitting Concrete
http://illumin.usc.edu/printer/245/tr...
http://www.cement.org/for-concrete-bo...

Regenerating Concrete
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainabl...
http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/14/tech/bi...
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/...