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World's lightest material developed.

A team of researchers from UC Irvine, HRL Laboratories and the California Institute of Technology have developed the world's lightest material – with a density of 0.9 mg / cc – about 100 times lighter than Styrofoam. Their findings appear in the Nov. 18 issue of Science.


Ultralight metallic microlattice with a density of 0.9 mg/cm3. Image: HRL Laboratories, Photo by Dan Little
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