A gelatin astronaut stays unmelted when exposed to a flame, protected by the new nanofiber material

Kevlar and Twaron are famously tough materials, but there’s a bit of a trade-off to be made between strength, heat resistance and weight. Now, researchers have created a new nanofiber version of the material that’s just as strong, but much more insulating against heat.

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