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A group of German scientists say they have created a porous carbon material that is 75 times lighter than Styrofoam and four times lighter than the lightest man-made material to date.

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Did they name the material?
 
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Seth Wetmore wrote:Did they name the material?



Aerographite. Uses may include making batteries lighter, purifiying water, reducing heat from friction in mechanical applications and other awesomeness.

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