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Six times lighter than air

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A group of Chinese experts managed to develop and produce solid material, which is not only the lightest known one, but also possesses a number of other impressive technical characteristics.


Six times lighter than air


Apart from the fact that the new material is six times lighter than air, it also has a density of 0,16 milligrams per centimeter cubic. The material developed by Chinese scientists is so “weightless” that its fragment quietly lies on the flower petals, not even bending them down. In addition, the material is able to absorb the volume of another substance, nine hundred times its own weight.

All these technical features of the new material open up great opportunities for all areas of production, including the space industry. However, at this stage, the authors of the development plan to use their invention to clean the surface of the planet from oil spills. According to Chinese experts, one gram of new material can absorb 68,8 grams of organic matter per second.

Such an amazing material, managed to develop thanks to the freeze-dried process, which allowed specialists to remove moisture from the graphene chain and carbon nanotubes - while retaining all the characteristics. New material received the name - graphene airgel.
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  1. kostyan77708
    kostyan77708 26 March 2013 08: 02 New
    13
    Well done Chinese what to say!
    1. Phantom Revolution
      Phantom Revolution 26 March 2013 09: 08 New
      10
      Here they are nanotechnology.
      1. yak69
        yak69 26 March 2013 20: 59 New
        +2
        And we have a nanoscale on this topic.
        It's a shame, however!
        1. crazyrom
          crazyrom April 8 2013 19: 15 New
          +2
          Some nonsense. If the material is lighter than air, why does it lie on a flower and does not fly up like a balloon? Someone mixed up something.
      2. LION
        LION 26 March 2013 22: 49 New
        +6
        I apologize, but if it is lighter than air, why didn’t it fly away?
        1. ULxaw86
          ULxaw86 27 March 2013 16: 31 New
          +1
          apparently absorbed the volume of another substance 900 times its own mass
  2. aksakal
    aksakal 26 March 2013 08: 04 New
    +8
    Yes, China is increasingly declaring itself not only as the future center of planetary economic development, but also as the future planetary scientific center - (((((. With the backlog in a number of industries and technologies, China is simultaneously at the forefront in a number of other industries and technologies - (((((.
    You can’t lag behind such a neighbor - it’ll cost yourself more!
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 26 March 2013 08: 34 New
      11
      Quote: aksakal
      You can’t lag behind such a neighbor - it’ll cost yourself more!

      ALLO Chubais, where are you with your super-duper NANO Skolkovo ??????????
      they did something there, invented something else in another place, but what did our Skolkovo do — does anyone know on the site?
      do not talk about the tablet.
      1. andrejwz
        andrejwz 26 March 2013 08: 58 New
        +3
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        do not talk about the tablet.

        So speak or not speak?
      2. Samaritan
        Samaritan 26 March 2013 09: 40 New
        +5
        What a fucking habit, a little something to harass Russia ?! Like China, so all the fellows and geniuses, as in Russia so ... all the polymers have been drained!
        Read carefully, run through the sites and find out!
        Nano is really developing in Russia at a fast pace!
        1. Armata
          Armata 27 March 2013 11: 50 New
          +1
          Quote: Samaritan
          Nano is really developing in Russia at a fast pace!
          And what have we developed besides the microlaser. Which everything, including money, makes invisible ?.
      3. kontrol
        kontrol 26 March 2013 11: 08 New
        +2
        Chubais is not for building - it is for cutting
        1. self-propelled
          self-propelled 27 March 2013 17: 27 New
          +1
          Quote: kontrol
          Chubais is not for building - it is for cutting

          so let him saw in the taiga. maybe there will be more sense request
      4. Dragonmu
        Dragonmu 26 March 2013 11: 39 New
        +2
        A whole series of nano paints (they have a longer service life and can be painted on any surface, even glossy), a bunch of moisture-resistant nano coatings (on which water in principle does not adhere and moisture does not penetrate through such a coating), LED production (Optogan under Peter, the whole range lighting systems, economical and durable). Moreover, RUSNANO has already brought many projects to serial production. All this is specifically and in great detail described on the RUSNANO website and on each website, of each project. We live in the world of digital technology and being able to google this big PROFIT.http: //www.rusnano.com/projects/portfolio. In general, ours, too, are not asleep, but of course it is very difficult to compete with Kitay now, they have both an ideology and inner and outer calm.
    2. Forget
      Forget 26 March 2013 08: 46 New
      +1
      Quote: aksakal
      You can’t lag behind such a neighbor - it’ll cost yourself more!

      for sure! I hope that Kazakhstan will begin to develop high-tech technologies ...
      1. aksakal
        aksakal 26 March 2013 09: 50 New
        +2
        Quote: Forget
        for sure! I hope that Kazakhstan will begin to develop high-tech technologies ...

        - In Kazakhstan, to be honest, I’m already tired of hoping -)))) Many beautiful words, little to do. In private conversations, in general, frankly - "why do you need this smut? Shove the raw materials, live, trudge, do you need more than all? All the same, they will not be able to catch up with them in science, but they will immediately bring their achievements to us on the beak for our raw materials, not take it "
  3. SCS
    SCS 26 March 2013 08: 04 New
    +1
    that's what it means to invest in the development of science ....
    1. smel
      smel 26 March 2013 08: 10 New
      11
      that's what it means to invest in science
      And not to banks in CYPRUS
  4. Ghenxnumx
    Ghenxnumx 26 March 2013 08: 10 New
    +1
    Quote: Six times lighter than air
    According to Chinese experts, one gram of new material, able to absorb 68,8 grams of organic matter per second.

    Journalists confused something here - the material cannot absorb infinitely, like a black hole
    1. Tartary
      Tartary 26 March 2013 08: 31 New
      +1
      Ghen75 ::::::: Something the journalists messed up here - the material cannot absorb infinitely, like a black hole

      Imagine a gram of material in volume - for example, 1 decimeter (10x10x10 cm) or less, can absorb 68,8 grams of water - it's like an incomplete faceted 100 gram glass of vodka ...
      What is the problem?????????????
    2. Old skeptic
      Old skeptic 26 March 2013 13: 42 New
      +3
      new material six times lighter than air

      He is flying? Or did I miss a physics couple? Or did the Chinese repeal Archimedes' law?
    3. aksakal
      aksakal 26 March 2013 22: 43 New
      0
      Quote: Ghen75
      journalists confused here - it cannot absorb material endlessly like a black hole
      - Ghen, have you experienced babysitting? So, in the most banal diaper, there are only a few tens of grams of a special polymer called chemically “hydrophilic polymer”, that is, literally loving to absorb water. So these few tens of grams absorb the urine of the child in such quantity - when did the thread throw away a crowded diaper? Compare its mass with dry diaper? Estimate how much these tens of grams of such a polymer have absorbed. And this is the cheapest and easiest option for a hydrophilic polymer. I won’t even talk about specially manufactured laboratory samples - there will be a break in the template -)))). Or I’ll say - you throw such a polymer with a grain of rice into a still tank (per 1 ton of water) and a bottle of water, take out a polymer weighing a ton -)))). When the apartment was flooded due to a burst pipe - how much rush to save the situation -))))))). And then they threw such a grain, and after a few minutes cut the swollen plastic and take it out in parts -))))). Such a hydrophilic polymer is only expensive -))))
  5. bairat
    bairat 26 March 2013 08: 14 New
    +8
    a material is capable of absorbing a volume of another substance nine hundred times its own mass.
    Volume exceeding mass 900 times is pearl. We become so illiterate that we will soon cease to understand what they invented there. Or have already become.
    1. Tartary
      Tartary 26 March 2013 10: 01 New
      +2
      Quote: bairat
      900 times the mass is pearl

      Quote: krasin
      It has a density of 0,16 milligrams per centimeter cubic.

      0,16 mg = 0,00016 gr. in 1 cc, i.e. in 1 cube dm. (10x10x10 = 1000 cc, which means the weight of such a cube of material = 0,16 g.
      Water is the standard weight in volume ... i.e. 1 liter of water weighs 1 kg. From the density of water is counting oil, gasoline, etc., taking into account the temperature of the medium and liquid.
      Water in 1 cube dm. = 1000 cc see = 1 liter.
      1000-0,16 = 999,84 cc see occupies free space in the material itself.
      Given the fact that oil fractions have a lower density than water, this will turn out about 900 times.
      They tell you 900, listing the number of arithmetic calculation, with some density coefficient already incorporated, maybe oil.
      That's all.

      I hope it is correct, but the main thing is clearly stated?
      1. srha
        srha 26 March 2013 10: 29 New
        +6
        The article is illiterate. Saying that a cubic centimeter is 900 times lighter than a gram is the same as saying that 5 seconds is more than 12 meters. Nonsense. The concept of units in the article is completely absent.
        And to write about the fact that the material is 6 times lighter than air and immediately show it lying, which means that it drowned, at the bottom of the air tank - is simply nonsense.
        1. viruskvartirus
          viruskvartirus 26 March 2013 11: 08 New
          +2
          Yes, I also drew attention immediately to "6 times lighter than air" in short, any news can be presented so that it will look like the first flight into space.
        2. DEfindER
          DEfindER 26 March 2013 11: 24 New
          +2
          Quote: srha
          The article is illiterate. Saying that a cubic centimeter is 900 times lighter than a gram is the same as saying that 5 seconds is more than 12 meters.

          Well, why, they just say - 1 cm cubic of this substance weighs 1/900 grams, everything is clear.
          Quote: srha
          And to write about the fact that the material is 6 times lighter than air and immediately show it lying, which means that it drowned, at the bottom of the air tank - is simply nonsense.

          I agree with this, even if it was 1% lighter than air, it should tend upwards .. though maybe they put it on a flower in a vacuum, then everything converges ..

          In general, I do not believe that it is actually lighter than air, when the carbon atom itself is much heavier than oxygen and nitrogen, I think the article is not accurate, and in fact it is just a very light material but not lighter than air ..
  6. Nayhas
    Nayhas 26 March 2013 08: 15 New
    0
    Will this news be a break in the template for apologists for the theory that China itself is not capable of doing anything, but is only involved in copying?
    1. leon-iv
      leon-iv 26 March 2013 10: 53 New
      0
      No, this is an ordinary high-performance absorber for a specific chemical product in our case, oil.
  7. krasin
    krasin 26 March 2013 08: 19 New
    0
    Besides the fact that the new material is six times lighter than air, it also has a density of 0,16 milligrams per centimeter cubic.
    This is how it is ????. Where is Chubais to submit it here, profiled the discovery, graphene is our nanotechnology, while it is finished ... l abroad. and the Chinese finished the opening. No, we don’t get along with the Chubais. Well done Chinese, silently,
    .completely finished off and here you are
  8. Asgard
    Asgard 26 March 2013 08: 24 New
    12
    What to me as an engineer, hurts the eye and ear ....
    What does it mean six times lighter than air ??? How to measure ?? Solid matter in this (manifested world)) is always heavier and denser - gases .... About the absorption of another substance in the stated proportions, is it either a wrong translation!? Or stupid people are journalists from the project mail / ru)))
    The article was written clearly not by an expert ..... This cannot be called a statement .....
    Yes, and for the Chinese themselves b-o-about-the-doubts .... (I personally have)))))
    The Chinese can’t invent something themselves .... There wasn’t one in ISTORIA)))
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 26 March 2013 08: 37 New
      +1
      Quote: Asgard
      What to me as an engineer, hurts the eye and ear ....
      What does it mean six times lighter than air ??? How to measure ??

      Well, the post is left above request
      Quote: bairat
      We become so illiterate that we will soon cease to understand what they invented there. Or have already become.

      But man is right hi
    2. Alexxeg73
      Alexxeg73 26 March 2013 08: 47 New
      -3
      Gunpowder, paper ... When the tribes in Russia ran with hoes, the Chinese already launched fireworks.
      1. Alexander Romanov
        Alexander Romanov 26 March 2013 09: 00 New
        +2
        Quote: Alexxeg73
        When the tribes in Russia with the hoes ran the Chinese already launched fireworks

        When the Chinese invented gunpowder. In Egypt expanded clay, granite and basalite were treated, as with good morning! Who invented what first, today no longer establish hi
        1. Alexxeg73
          Alexxeg73 26 March 2013 09: 17 New
          +1
          This is in response to "... The Chinese cannot themselves invent something .... There wasn’t such in ISTORIA))) ..."
      2. Igor
        Igor 26 March 2013 09: 11 New
        +1
        Quote: Alexxeg73
        Gunpowder, paper ...


        I watched a program about the warriors of ancient China at a time when the whole world was punishing each other with clubs, swords, etc. the Chinese already had underwater mines from the pig’s intestines, dragon-headed war missiles and prototypes of today's grenades.
      3. mladenec
        mladenec 26 March 2013 09: 14 New
        +3
        When the first Europeans visited China, they found to their surprise that China did not have its own story ... Well, they didn’t have such a habit of writing down !!!!!!!!!!, and the good Europeans decided to come up with a story for them !! ! :)
        And about gunpowder and paper, who told you;) It is enough to think about the civilization that discovered gunpowder and used it for 1000 years only as fireworks ??? In my opinion, flawed ... After the development of gunpowder, how many years have Europeans come to a firearm, a steam engine, and so on?

        1. ULxaw86
          ULxaw86 27 March 2013 16: 50 New
          0
          They wrote down! They wrote down!
          Only when the ruling dynasties changed did this chronicle disappear !!!
      4. biglow
        biglow 26 March 2013 11: 42 New
        +2
        They couldn’t come up with anything further than fireworks, and that’s doubtful. There are no nitrate deposits in China, The nearest deposits are in the Middle East, all this is very doubtful
      5. ULxaw86
        ULxaw86 27 March 2013 16: 48 New
        0
        cast iron was cast!
    3. Ustas
      Ustas 26 March 2013 09: 27 New
      0
      Quote: Asgard
      The Chinese can’t invent something themselves .... There wasn’t one in ISTORIA)))

      But what about gunpowder?
      1. biglow
        biglow 26 March 2013 11: 45 New
        +1
        Ustas
        in Europe, monk Bertold Schwartz came up with gunpowder and in Europe all the raw materials for gunpowder were in China and there were no raw materials for gunpowder in China, and who invented them in China?
      2. Tartary
        Tartary 26 March 2013 11: 49 New
        +4
        Quote: Ustas
        But what about gunpowder?

        Yeah, where there, gunpowder ....
        Gunpowder was invented by our ancestors - Tartaria! Or Hyperborea - as you wish ...
        In the east, they were called differently ... So, for example - Ainu, Chjurgeni ...
        Just then there was no need to keep secrets from neighbors ...
        And now, the neighbors know, but do not want to confess.
        After all, if you touch the topic, then how to carry the brand "Great (Ancient) China"?
        1. Asgard
          Asgard 26 March 2013 12: 32 New
          +2
          Sometimes (often))) You write such garbage that I’m afraid to comment))) but at the moment it’s really known to very few ....
          good luck, Regards ....
          1. Tartary
            Tartary 27 March 2013 08: 03 New
            +1
            Quote: Asgard
            Sometimes (often))) You write such garbage that I am afraid to comment)))

            Do not be afraid of anything ... Boldly, colleague!
            Bullshit - is that in the sense of nonsense? Or somehow else you can call it?
            1. Tartary
              Tartary 27 March 2013 16: 47 New
              0
              Quote: Tartary
              Bullshit - is that in the sense of nonsense? Or somehow else you can call it?

              / aksndcvksbv. ..wjb, kbascxjsevbkb
    4. krasin
      krasin 26 March 2013 17: 02 New
      0
      Or maybe the translation is still wrong ??
  9. Black Colonel
    Black Colonel 26 March 2013 08: 30 New
    +1
    Well done, yellow-faced brothers in mind! Although doubt somehow creeps in - how is it, a solid substance is 6 times lighter than air?
  10. Tatar
    Tatar 26 March 2013 08: 31 New
    14
    if it is lighter than air, then it should soar above the petals, and not lie on them. CANNOT !!!!!!!!
    1. queen
      queen 26 March 2013 08: 42 New
      +2
      Quote: Tatar
      CANNOT !!!!!!!

      Yeah, not weird weed wassat
    2. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 26 March 2013 09: 10 New
      0
      Quote: Tatar

      if it is lighter than air, then it should soar above the petals, and not lie on them. CANNOT !!!!

      But is the density of the material and air not taken into account?
  11. demon ada
    demon ada 26 March 2013 08: 32 New
    11
    6 times lighter than air
    those. it should have negative "buoyancy" in the atmosphere
    those. it should not lie on the petals but soar to the top, or I don’t understand something.
    1. queen
      queen 26 March 2013 08: 40 New
      +2
      Quote: demon ada
      and soar to the top

      They have not yet blown it in the wind tunnel, and the tail fins are not visible)))
    2. ovgorskiy
      ovgorskiy 26 March 2013 08: 41 New
      +4
      It should not soar, but fly away into the upper atmosphere. Something was confused either by "competent" journalists, or by Chinese "scientists."
    3. Alexxeg73
      Alexxeg73 26 March 2013 08: 53 New
      +2
      No wonder. It has a “porous” structure, and is essentially filled with air. Normal, under normal pressure. So it can’t take off. The fact that the photograph most likely weighs like the air it fills.
      1. Forget
        Forget 26 March 2013 10: 59 New
        0
        [quote = Alexxeg73]
        Right
      2. bulgurkhan
        bulgurkhan 26 March 2013 11: 25 New
        +1
        No wonder. It has a “porous” structure, and is essentially filled with air. Normal, under normal pressure. So it can’t take off. The fact that the photograph most likely weighs like the air it fills.


        And what then is 6 times lighter than air?
        1. Tatanka Yotanka
          Tatanka Yotanka 26 March 2013 12: 52 New
          +3
          Quote: bulgurkhan
          And what then is 6 times lighter than air?

          heated air - judging by the balloons wassat
    4. in reserve
      26 March 2013 12: 32 New
      0

      demon ada
      6 times lighter than air
      those. it should have negative "buoyancy" in the atmosphere
      those. it should not lie on the petals but soar to the top, or I don’t understand something.


      Perhaps gravity also plays a role.
  12. explorer
    explorer 26 March 2013 08: 35 New
    +1
    0,16 milligrams per centimeter cubic = 0,00016 grams / cm³ cubic
    Density of hydrogen 0,0708 g / cm³ what
  13. Forget
    Forget 26 March 2013 08: 47 New
    0
    Quote: smel
    And not to banks in CYPRUS

    good exact joke!
  14. Igor
    Igor 26 March 2013 08: 48 New
    +4
    What did they invent a super sponge?

    In addition, the material is able to absorb the volume of another substance, nine hundred times its own mass.


    I bought myself a sponge the size of a bar of soap, put it under a stream of water and after a few minutes you are the owner of a water mattress smile
  15. slavik_gross
    slavik_gross 26 March 2013 08: 48 New
    0
    what the chinaways are doing.
  16. mr.Net
    mr.Net 26 March 2013 08: 49 New
    -1
    Quote: demon ada
    6 times lighter than air
    those. it should have negative "buoyancy" in the atmosphere
    those. it should not lie on the petals but soar to the top, or I don’t understand something.

    Have you forgotten gravity? He has mass. This is a substance with an extremely low density.
    1. Gregazov
      Gregazov 26 March 2013 09: 13 New
      +1
      Gravity does not interfere with floating the log on the surface of the water. The buoyant force acts both in water and in air, in any environment, so that this note is published a little ahead of schedule. Happy April Fools
    2. novik225
      novik225 26 March 2013 10: 35 New
      +1
      victim of education reform?
  17. Alexxeg73
    Alexxeg73 26 March 2013 08: 57 New
    0
    Americans a year ago created a material with a density of 0.9 milligrams per cubic centimeter. In the USA, this material was ordered by DARPA. In Germany, they created a similar material with a density of already 0,2. So nothing new in the news, the usual technology race. This time China overtook, another time someone else ...
  18. Svarog
    Svarog 26 March 2013 09: 03 New
    +1
    Yeah, for engineers, the parameters given are from the field of perpetual motion. The rest scolded Chubais ... If he prevents the appearance of such "super materials", then he is already working out his money, it's the same kind of cuts :)
  19. Stiletto
    Stiletto 26 March 2013 09: 05 New
    +1
    I immediately recall Chinese cinema - "House of Flying Daggers" or something. So they themselves are lighter than air there - they flutter, fight, screech something ... Yes, and no one has canceled Photoshop.
  20. Wedmak
    Wedmak 26 March 2013 09: 21 New
    +1
    6 times lighter than air ... why then does it lie on a flower, and does not fly up into the stratosphere?
    And why is it not transparent by the way ... If the jade there is only a lattice of nanotubes, at the density that they said, light should pass through it! As a last resort, dissipate, but not absorbed.
  21. cvx
    cvx 26 March 2013 09: 45 New
    +1
    0,16 milligrams per centimeter cubic is 0,16 kg / m3. Helium has approximately the same density. New Chinese material should fly into the sky. And as bairat correctly noted, a competent specialist will not be so expressed
    a material is capable of absorbing a volume of another substance nine hundred times its own mass
  22. Roll
    Roll 26 March 2013 09: 50 New
    0
    hi The material may not take off, if it is glued to the flower, if the nanotube is vacum, then it may well be lighter than air.
    1. Wedmak
      Wedmak 26 March 2013 10: 07 New
      +1
      What is the vacuum? What are you speaking about? If so, this cube would crush !!!
  23. Fornit
    Fornit 26 March 2013 09: 51 New
    +1
    But Chubais can not be attached to it (for testing)? So that he, like Winnie, flew off to a thread ... Into foggy Albion, for example, behind a scarf ...
  24. Roll
    Roll 26 March 2013 10: 01 New
    0
    soldier But in general, it seems like the truth, for example, as a photographer I asked scientists to glue such an object so that they wouldn’t fly away from the sneeze, if the manufacturing technology is in vacuum, then the weight of graphite plus vacuum in volume may well be six times less than air volume, then its absorption It’s clear, though it’s not clear how the liquid enters the vacuum and the air does not.
  25. Navy7981
    Navy7981 26 March 2013 10: 04 New
    0
    Chubais must be attached to this material! Can absorb?
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  27. Castor oil
    Castor oil 26 March 2013 10: 34 New
    +1
    Well, this thing is just a find as a cat litter! laughing
  28. Forget
    Forget 26 March 2013 11: 00 New
    0
    Quote: Alexxeg73

    Right
  29. Forget
    Forget 26 March 2013 11: 01 New
    0
    Quote: Alexxeg73
    No wonder. It has a “porous” structure, and is essentially filled with air. Normal, under normal pressure. So it can’t take off. The fact that the photograph most likely weighs like the air it fills.

    Right
  30. viruskvartirus
    viruskvartirus 26 March 2013 11: 33 New
    0
    Okay, I need to dilute the discussion "Heavy-duty materials for aviation and space technology developed in Russia" http://warfiles.ru/show-17841-sverhprochnye-materialy-dlya-aviacii-i-kosmichesko
    y-tehniki-razrabotany-v-rossii.html
  31. romb
    romb 26 March 2013 12: 04 New
    +1
    Absorbent based on polymeric materials? If so, then this kind of material was developed back in the days of the Union. I would not be surprised if the basis of its structure is natural vermiculite.
  32. Lone gunman
    Lone gunman 26 March 2013 12: 30 New
    0
    Ale Chubaisik how do you answer, another stolen $ 1000000000?
    1. Lone gunman
      Lone gunman 26 March 2013 12: 51 New
      0
      ordinary foam, from non-ordinary materials, these are not breakthrough technologies, the same is anti-gravity to me no
  33. in reserve
    26 March 2013 12: 30 New
    0
    But Russia is still ahead, watch the video on this link, it is possible that ours transferred this technology to them.


    http://azerbaijan-irs.com/17996/kitajskie-ximiki-razrabotali-poristyj-material-u


    delnaya-massa-kotorogo-v-6-5-raz-legche-vozduxa /
  34. Isk1984
    Isk1984 26 March 2013 12: 50 New
    0
    Here .... and our scientists received the Nobel Prize for Graphene, but the Chinese comrades will use the fruits of practical application, since our dear government will do science, and Anatoly will do the same with the Rao of the EU and sell it. ... and fall apart .....
    1. Fornit
      Fornit 26 March 2013 13: 28 New
      0
      That's what he’s planted ... So that we, well, didn’t get ahead ahead ...
  35. Vladimirets
    Vladimirets 26 March 2013 13: 35 New
    +1
    After reading the versions about why a piece of this shit material does not fly, I realized that the education system is no good. laughing
    1. Averias
      Averias 26 March 2013 16: 08 New
      0
      Yeah, I, too, neighed over the statements that if it is lighter than air, then it should strive upwards. Well, yes, a balloon is not gas or heated air raises, but a shell. laughing About porosity, density, uniformity and heterogeneity and gravity somehow forgot Well I can’t rust.
  36. Averias
    Averias 26 March 2013 16: 05 New
    0
    At the time of his youth, he read a note in the magazine "Young Technician", which talked about an unusual substance invented like in the USA. These are granules that, when poured into water, bind this water (it becomes like a dense gel) that can be cut into arbitrary pieces (i.e. it is convenient to transport). To return the liquid form back, just pour water. Prophesied this invention for deserts, where the transportation of water is a problem. Only then, I have not heard anywhere else even mentioning this development. I almost forgot, while the water is in a jelly-like state, they have a taste similar to condensed milk, you can also see it. How much is true, I don’t know. We sometimes wrote this, especially the newspaper Trud and its Last Column. Opus from the category "Wolf Cow Eaten", the Japanese laid the rails through the human hair and launched the train. In general, what I read and told. So it is with China.
  37. romb
    romb 26 March 2013 19: 44 New
    0
    Exactly, it was something like this “product” that Gaddafi wanted to test to create oases on the terr. Sugars in southern Libya. Roughly speaking, it was an absorbent based on polymeric materials, which at the initial stage absorbed a certain amount of moisture, then it was transferred to the root system of trees and plants. The most interesting thing is that the transfer process was kind of programmable, namely, after a strictly defined time interval or was carried out only with a specific request from the root system.
    Unfortunately, they did not manage to “bloom the gardens in the desert”.
  38. darksoul
    darksoul 26 March 2013 23: 06 New
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    This is what greed led to: cheap Chinese power .... they brought all production there, they threw off the technology together and rowed the dough all over the world, and they learn ... this is a gift .... countries have been developing technology for decades, but they got it So. Even in my area of ​​video surveillance, our experts developed software and video capture cards for assembly in China, it is already difficult to find non-Chinese equipment on the market, Chinese cameras simply crushed other foreign brands at the cost of ..... in the field of armament this also begins to manifest itself .. ..copying our military equipment in my opinion reached an unacceptable scale: drying, BMP-3, s-300, Kalash, tornado .... what's next. Well, for the fact that they produced light solid material, they were great, it’s definitely +1
  39. albi77
    albi77 27 March 2013 15: 14 New
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    We have invented such material for a long time ... it only absorbs money ...
    billions)))
  40. Gonoriy
    Gonoriy 15 March 2016 13: 06 New
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    Did the Chinese themselves think of it, or as always stole someone else's?