Boeing showcases lightest metal ever
Malibu, Calif. (UPI) Oct 15, 2015
Microlattice is 99.99 percent air. But it’s not air, it’s a metal – the “lightest metal ever made,” according to aerospace giant Boeing. It’s so light, it takes several seconds for a sizable chunk of the metal to fall to the ground, floating like a feather.
The metal, first described in 2011 scientific paper, is the product of HRL Laboratories, a collaboration between engineers at Boei —> Read More