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Carbon aerogel `world`s lightest material` created

Zhejiang University in China announced in a statement that the ultra-light substance, called carbon aerogel, has a density of 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimetre, CBS News reported.

Carbon aerogel sets new record as world`s lightest substance

Chinese scientists have created the world`s lightest substance - a material so insubstantial that it can perch on the petals of a delicate flower without crushing them.