I Waterproofed Myself With Aerogel!

Aerogel has extraordinary properties but it can be tough to work with. This video looks at modifying aerogels to take advantage of their unique characteristics.


  1. Now I know what skintight superhero costumes are made of (other than lycra of course) that enables them to survive blasts from things like flamethrowers, freeze ray guns, etc.

  2. if someone from a company searching for ideas and uses of aerogel just reads the comment section they'll be rich A F . is this thing from area 51 ? cuz the guy that cover his body and went in water did look like aliens in movies XD .

  3. I'd like to have a cooler that uses aerogel because the biggest drawback with traditional coolers are their size verses internal cubic inches.!

  4. great stuff for kining the costumes of firefighters,and as an insulation lining that can withstand freezing temperatures,we first had breathable (gortex)
    and now cold and hot insulating aerogel,the applications are multiple

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