Aerogel - “frozen smoke”, is 99.8% empty space and a fantastic insulator — if you had a shield of aerogel, you could easily defend yourself from a flamethrower. It stops cold, it stops heat & could build a warm dome on the moon.
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Aerogel or frozen smoke: The lightest solid material on the planet. [VIDEO]