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Feedback for Alex Caps Aerogel article
« on: July 29, 2005, 01:19:09 PM »
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Re:Feedback for Alex Caps Aerogel article
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2005, 03:08:12 AM »
Pretty interesting reading. Three things:

1. I think there is a spelling mistake (poor instead of pore),

2. I don't get the tire/bumper part - which properties of the aerogels will be used in these?

3. Some formatting issues - looks like some lines are hard-broken.

Edit: fourth thing

4. the same picture is used in place of all three (which I haven't spotted first, as I have switched off picture displaying due to the fact I am paying for the transfer - or rather I am overpaying).
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Re:Feedback for Alex Caps Aerogel article
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2005, 03:26:26 AM »
Okay, I've fixed comments 3 and 4--I think, let me know if I missed something again. The author has to respond for 1 and 2.
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Re:Feedback for Alex Caps Aerogel article
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2005, 03:21:43 PM »
the article never mention what new properties arises if aerogel is mixed with rubber or other polymers. I am also quite curious how the aerogel will bond with the rubber, and still making space within the structure for air to occupy..
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Re:Feedback for Alex Caps Aerogel article
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2005, 06:29:44 PM »
does Livermore employ non-American chemical engineers?
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Re:Feedback for Alex Caps Aerogel article
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2005, 07:46:38 PM »
There is more... These pictures are huge! Can you save them as gif or png (jpg doesn't make sense here)? And pic. 2 signs are unreadable :(
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Re:Feedback for Alex Caps Aerogel article
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2005, 02:22:57 AM »
Getting a job at LLNL in an unclassified area, such as atmospheric science, etc., is difficult if you're a foreigner, I think.  It's impossible to work in a classified area if you're not a US citizen.  I believe that most of the Aerogel chemistry that is done there, particularly the work with the Sol gels (and obviously the thermite stuff) is done in the classified area.

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Re:Feedback for Alex Caps Aerogel article
« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2005, 01:03:04 AM »
I have been reading about aerogels for some time, but in a piecemeal fashion. I think that this article was a good overview that put the information in one place. Maybe the author can continue with some specifics in further essays. I especially like the bibliography. It will help me in my future reading on the topic.

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