9 Futuristic Materials

Learn about some materials that seem like they should belong in science fiction, but actually exist today!

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Invisibility Cloaks

Super Waterproofing

Bulk Diamonds/Aggregated Diamond Nanorods;jsessionid=CE744BDF023E441D1573798CD0C72B50

Metallic Glasses

Metallic Foams

Transparent Aluminum

Light-transmitting Concrete

Regenerating Concrete

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Author Dung Le ( ago)
The guy is so cute❤️

Author Blayne Peterson ( ago)

Author Livereater00 ( ago)
...lot of talk. little pictures

Author David Smith ( ago)
Fascinating! Thanks for explaining things in easily understandable ways.

Author ESMERZ100 ( ago)
Um isn't Lonsdaleite the hardest substance known to man....

Author Roboshi ( ago)

Author BINAURAL BEATS ( ago)
Concrete with fiber optics will be stronger than normal concrete as it would
be like fiber mesh concrete witch doesn't need re bar.

Author Elliot Medals ( ago)
I want to touch the aerogel

Author Dan Williams ( ago)
Self-healing concrete STILL, even at 200 years, doesn't hold a candle to Roman concrete...and we still can't replicate their mixture.

Author Shrimp Bisque ( ago)
Remember how everyone ridiculed the optical camouflage car from Die Another Day? We can fucking do that now. Choke on THAT, 2002!

Author Nich Citarella ( ago)
They have fiber optic concrete at a subway station in NYC. Its actually pretty cool

Author Reynaldo Herrera ( ago)
inject carbon into the super-critical AeroGel matrix, hopefully producing a graphene sheets or rods, ?? some type of magnetic controller??foam you can slice thinly to make graphene sheets

Author oldskoolraveruk ( ago)
Rufio, Rufio....

Author Hannah jones ( ago)
Beam me up Scotty!

Author Alexander Wilson ( ago)
Bacteria in Cement. So basically trying to put NHL into Concrete instead of using Portland Cement, and finding a way for the Lime to Calciate. Why Bacteria, and wtf.

Author sophocles georgiou ( ago)
Well done showing us the advancement made in this world

Author Yuehan Chanterelle ( ago)
I remember a "lead window" in a nuclear power plant i visited in a school trip when I was little, but this was like 20 years ago, so I guess it wasn't really a "metal glass" but it was somehow full of made of a lot of lead so we could see into the reactor chamber through it, it had a very yellowish tint though so it wasn't like regular non colored glass.

Author CK ( ago)
Too much text/talking and few demos/proofs...

Author seaearthponies ( ago)
What if they invented a tech that makes people go throw walls?

Author kLLE BOLLMANNEN ( ago)
does he say "Gold antennas?"

Author SavageUnturnedgamer PLAY IT ( ago)

Author Nadiya Morenko ( ago)
I want to buy aluminium foam and aerogel.. is there any site, where you can actually affort it??

Author Saint9723 ( ago)
Ummm but isnt glass indestructible in space anyway?
Even stronger glass yeah!

Author TalhofferMC ( ago)
Can you do a video on magnetic ionic liquids, there uses such as dissolving waste, extracting metal from ore, etc. And I would also like videos on metal organic frameworks, covalent organic frameworks there current uses, creation, future uses.

Author treborrelluf ( ago)
#5 "glass is amorphous," #7 "glass is crystalline." Fail.

Author Flyerminer ( ago)
Material science is such a cool field.

Author Brian Holdren ( ago)
I'd bet that the first consumer application for many of these materials will be in... Golf

Author Lewis Brown ( ago)
Cool but slow down and show some examples! It would make it even more interesting to see what you're talking about.

Author Kreedogger ( ago)
Materials Science and Engineering. Wonderful Stuff.

Author Rémi Combacal ( ago)
Merci au gars qui a fait les sous-titres français :)

Author gaurtauk ( ago)
there is n invisibility cloak, that has been made by a Japanese firm, the material reflects everything around its, the cloaks well when running you can see that something was there in front of you, but yours can not catch it.

Author Sreeraaghav Raj ( ago)
I watched the movie of Star Trek. Save the whales!!!!!!!!!!!

Author Desi Sess ( ago)
first 20 seconds hair highlight trigger.

Author Crispy Crystals ( ago)
Can the metallic glass even compete with Vitrum Flexile?

Author Chris Forsyth ( ago)
And yet, here I am, using a "keyboard". How quaint.

Author Grin Reaper Of Trolls ( ago)
My dad has worked with self-healing concrete (or worked with somebody that has worked with it).

Author Maya Marren ( ago)
Y is there no pictures for most of them

Author movesguy ( ago)
Bacteria is going to steal American jobs!

Author OjaioFansub ( ago)
Ain't gorilla glass made of a aluminum compound?

Author Blade Blaziken ( ago)
Thanks to science the future in now, Pokemon phrases😂😂

Author Patrick Hill ( ago)
It's aluminium not aloominum

Author CyanideSurprise ( ago)
Hello again, Papa Roach! I have a bottle of aerogel from UnitedNuclear

Author Josh steely ( ago)
If the self healing concrete heals itself... What's stopping it from just growing and getting bigger?

Author Dani Ellie ( ago)
Why do we bite our tongue

Author Casual ( ago)
the invisibility cloak is vantablack

Author XxTheDarkLordxX ( ago)
Why isn't carbon nanotubes on this list? They're cool... Strong, light, like diamond, and also flexible.... but don't wear it in a lightning storm...

Author Noah McKee ( ago)
I don't see why the small cracks thing is a problem. All cracks formed by that process start out small anyways. so, heal it when it still tiny.

Author Code Keem ( ago)
5:28, i have trypophobia, so I was extremely scared!! :(

Author xX_dankdatboi_xx 6969 ( ago)

Author Raven Lowes ( ago)
5:41 RIP people with trypophobia

Author Scoobert Doobert ( ago)
what abt carbonfiber? its more widely used, but its very useful and cool

Author CookieMafiaBoss ( ago)
Let's be honest. Who is gonna make a gemsona of the Hyper diamond? I know I'm not.

Author Fjuron Arkanos ( ago)
The self-healing concrete is crazy! Crazy awesome!

Author SuperBuizel ( ago)
Hyperdiamonds are far from the densest known material. Diamond has a density of around 3500kg/m³, and hyperdiamond is only 0.2–0.4% more dense than this. This is less than half that of most steels (7500–9000kg/m³). Osmium is the most dense material at almost 23000kg/m³.

Author ColdAsteroid ( ago)
AluminUM oxynitride will be used in phone screens I guarantee.
We don't need starships right now, just durable phones lol

Author Patch143 ( ago)

Author Scarce is Fat ( ago)
The "Self Healing" concrete is very interesting

Author kunal lucky ( ago)

Author marina ( ago)
stealth camouflage - device that reflects light off of the user

Author Nadilla Marsha ( ago)
I lost it when he said "muggle researchers" 😂

Author cakeman son ( ago)
future things diverless cars clean energy robots faster better and future planes and trains better smart cities better phones and compter cures for many things the world is more peaceful lees war ligh speed planet colonies mmm not the future yet

Author Pokemon XYZ ( ago)
the future is now thanks to science!
wonder how many people got that reference

Author GumbaverianX ( ago)
Q-Carbon Vs Hyperdiamond

What is harder material?

Author Leafster ( ago)
In the beginning, you sound the brother green

Author Zes ( ago)
wrg,idts, not coxx

Author RyanTheGreatest ( ago)
I got a question how come when I'm gotta go to school the next morning I can't go to sleep but when I don't need to I go to sleep well

Author GreatValue Bleach ( ago)

Author Kawaii Cinnamon ( ago)
Once I was walking in the middle of nowhere when I came across a random path that had metallic foam pieces scattered around it. I still own a tiny piece of it to this day lol

Author randomshittutorials ( ago)
But the question is..

Author Tim Tam ( ago)
Did anyone watch the voyage home?!!

Author Old king cole was a merry old soul and a merry old soul was he ( ago)

Author dr cubeman/ amigle player ( ago)
I want to make a suit made out of invisibility cloak so nobody will see me so that im happy

Author Caleb Cast ( ago)

Author Zach Flint ( ago)
but if the future is now then it is no longer the future!?!?!?!

Author John McLachlan ( ago)
This is a dude from Grease, i swear

Author pete zandt ( ago)
For making the invisible cloak that mimics any background, study the octopus.

Author Euellb1 ( ago)
The molecular structure and the Intel core v5


Author Argo TheSlicer ( ago)
HyperDiamond bullets? The ultimate Armor piercing bullet?

Author Omega Flowey ( ago)
6:36 Conrete "it's probally all around you"
meanwhile at alkatraz

Author RobertX911 mc ( ago)
0:30 Hi Clemont!

Author Sparkle Barf ( ago)
+Scishow Please use more pictures/videos of the things you present and less of the person speaking

Author Robert Kelly ( ago)
There something on your chin

Author MelissaGarseeya ( ago)
ayeee I made transparent concrete for an art project last semester ✌

Author Rui Paiva ( ago)

Author Chris Marthini ( ago)
not sure if I should be proud or not, but I knew all but 2 of these items...

Author Eugène Troyson ( ago)
this guy looks like the new ghostrider

Author Comrade Ike ( ago)
So guys, there is metallic glass, then we have to consider Silicon glass guys, and is Silicon a metal no?

Author Viral VorteX ( ago)

Author HolDthe doOR ( ago)
for # 7
no fuck you it is called transparent aluminum

Author SpilledCoffee619 ( ago)

Author DancingZombie ( ago)
It would be unfortunate if any of these materials became the next plastic.

Author Guy1581 ( ago)
you should make another one of these videos but with things i could reasonably afford

Author Tigatron08 ( ago)
Love me some Michael Aranda. Balancing on a board on a ball or not.

Author ACM Jan's E.D. ( ago)
last invention will make a lot of construction and road building workers jobless, if this self-healing concrete will be practical everywhere to use then riots will follow!

Author Ted M ( ago)
Presenter is so cute

Author Grammar Nazi ( ago)
When trying to focus on a cure for cancer is too mainstream...

Author Amphibian ( ago)
this guys diction is amazing!

Author Simonas omafiets ( ago)
look guys aluminiumoxide it's new stuff, it only existed for so long

Author hyou zan ren ( ago)
i hope invisibel underwears and cloths will be the new norm! cant wait for the future!

Author Faux Name ( ago)
Im usually very pessimistic, But when I hear we have Invented transparent Aluminum I get excited because were are only one invention away from a game changer!

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