aerogel


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aer·o·gel

 (âr′ə-jĕl′)
n.
A highly porous solid formed from a gel, such as silica gel, in which the liquid is replaced with a gas.

aerogel

(ˈɛərəˌdʒɛl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colloid that has a continuous solid phase containing dispersed gas
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Aerogel, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 11.7%.
Through a new study published in (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-019-0813-0) Nature Astronomy , the researchers led by Laura Kerber of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory wrote that aerogel can be used the create a protective layer on Mars to ensure the survival of living organisms.
The electrical conductivity of carbon aerogel varies as per its density and thus, the material can be used as an electrode.
Summary: The electrical conductivity of carbon aerogel varies as per its density and thus, the material can be used as an electrode.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- New research suggest that regions of the Martian surface could be made habitable with a material -- silica aerogel -- that mimics Earth's atmospheric greenhouse effect.
A one-inch layer of silica aerogel, a fluffy white powder that is 97% air, would warm ice-rich parts of Mars' surface, as greenhouse gasses do on Earth.
The idea is to introduce silica aerogel, directly into the regolith, or the dry Martian soil.
Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the company also provides cesium formate drilling fluids, masterbatches and conductive compounds, fumed silica, and aerogel.
Aspen Aerogels Inc has been awarded a new contract to supply CryogelZ aerogel insulation to the PTT LNG Nong Fab LNG Receiving Terminal Project in Thailand.
Aspen Aerogels announced that it has been awarded a new contract to supply Cryogel Z aerogel insulation to the PTT LNG Nong Fab LNG Receiving Terminal Project in Thailand.
It's made by treating nanocrystals derived from plant cellulose so that they link up and forms a strong but lightweight sponge - technically speaking, an aerogel - that can compress or expand as needed to completely fill out a bone cavity.
This global specialty chemicals and performance materials company is said to be a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica and aerogel. (Cabot)