Bendable glass using Aluminum

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Just saw the link on PhysOrg about this subject. Reminds me of something..... Star Trekish

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This link makes me fondly remember the goofy Star Trek to save the Blue Whales and how Scotty invented something he invented in the future with the help of Spock. Transparent Aluminum

https://phys.org/news/2019-11-aluminum-lasers-bendable-glass.html
 

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chemisttree
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More accurate to say sapphire than just aluminum. That’s like calling water “oxygen”, which every drowning victim will tell you, it ain’t.
 

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