Floating Gold: The Most Valuable Fragrance Ingredient

Floating Gold: The Most Valuable Fragrance Ingredient

Perfume is expensive. But have you ever wondered what the most expensive fragrance ingredient is, all the way at the high end of the spectrum? You probably didn’t guess whale discharge – but that’s the answer!  The material is called ambergris, a hardened...
Aerogels History

Aerogels History

Aerogels are ultra low density wonder materials, the lightest solids on the earth. They could be the key to unlocking the future – NASA says they could change the way we think about insulation, and has used them extensively for cutting-edge space technology and...