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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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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.
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.
It's a sound which has its roots in the album which Martyn is showcasing on his current tour ( Solid Air.
JOHN MARTYN, Royal Concert Hall, January 29: The Scots veteran performs his classic 1973 album Solid Air in its entirety.
His father showed him some Led Zeppelin chords, but an encounter with John Martyn's album Solid Air was decisive in determining his future musical direction.
Delphi reports that solid air tubes had typically been off-center by 2[degrees] to 3[degrees], as compared with around 0.
The 'BBB+' rating reflects the airport's location as the principal airport serving California's vast central San Joaquin Valley population, a relatively captive and nearly 100% origination and destination (O&D) passenger base, solid air service to major O&D markets and hubs in the western half of the United States, and diverse revenue sources that provide a degree of financial stability and help in managing the airport's CPE.