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Aerogel

An ultralight substance composed of silica, aluminium oxide, chromium oxide, zirconia, carbon and other substances, which is transparent, has significant insulating and sound-attenuating properties, and may have currency as a replacement for ozone layer-depleting CFCs.
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The airport also benefits from a solid air trade service area with a population of over 2.
There was an exciting climax to the trainer's title race as Jim Bolger drew level thanks to East Of Tara's win but Lynam struck back an hour later when Solid Air won the 1m2f rated race.
The twice-married musician, best known for his influential 1973 album Solid Air, left the remaining share to his daughter Mhairi, 38, who lives in London.
A deluxe edition of John Martyn's masterpiece Solid Air is also released this week.
This collection is largely culled from his early seventies gold patch and his best known album, 1973's Solid Air, is well represented.
The 16-track selection comprises Solid Air, May You Never, Over The Hill and covers of Singin' In The Rain and Over The Rainbow.
Nevertheless, albums such as Solid Air and One World are regarded as classics and Martyn has been cited as a major influence on stars as diverse as U2, Portishead and Eric Clapton.
The Solid Air Music Club has been pulling in the crowds once a month at The Nags, in Queens Road.
Folk/roots singers include cult figure Loudon Wainwright III and Scottish folk legend John Martyn, who will perform his seminal album Solid Air live.
It's a sound which has its roots in the album which Martyn is showcasing on his current tour ( Solid Air.
Sadly, a sustained effort was required to ignore the mismatch between the reality of the performance and the quality of the album, Solid Air, from which the tour takes its name.