Aerogel – the lightest solid ever produced

It has a fractal structure over at least 3 orders of magnitude, which contributes majorly to it’s incredible stability and low material density.

Find out more about the scientific background:

http://www2.cemr.wvu.edu/~ejb/web_res_grp/index_files/Page486.htm

http://eolus.phys.northwestern.edu/applied_physics/project-aerogel_simulations.shtml

Two fractal structures in aerogel

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