9 Futuristic Materials

  • Опубликовано:  Год назад
  • 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

    Metallic Glasses

    Metallic Foams

    Transparent Aluminum

    Light-transmitting Concrete

    Regenerating Concrete
  • ОбразованиеОбразование
  • Длительность: 8:36
  • SciShow  science  Hank  Green  michael aranda  aerogels  metallic glass  superhydrophobic  superhydrophobic materials  concrete  self-healing  calcite  calcium lactate  limestone  light-transmitting  optical fibers  aluminum oxynitride  transparent aluminum  metallic foams  metal sponge  amorphous metal  Aggregated Diamond Nanorods  hyperdiamonds  aluminum oxide nanoparticles  invisibility cloak  gold antennas  

Комментарии: 2 610

  • AVAGaming
    AVAGaming 6 дней назад

    Someone get me a lab, blowtorch and some graphite.

  • QueenofSilence101
    QueenofSilence101 6 дней назад

    I wouldn't say "the future is now" until these materials enter common use in everyday life.
    But that's just me giving a typical bitter comment. So don't mind me.

    Do you have aerogel windows? Or a dress shirt and slacks made of super hydrophobic fabrics? 😂 😋

  • First Name Last Name
    First Name Last Name 9 дней назад

    The future is now.
    *1 YEAR LATER*
    I don't see any transparent aluminum windows.

  • Cam275YT
    Cam275YT 10 дней назад

    _crafts a hyperdiamond pickaxe_

  • The Skelie Gamers
    The Skelie Gamers 13 дней назад


    aahh pokemon references

  • 12 Tribes of Israel 144K
    12 Tribes of Israel 144K 17 дней назад

    Some day maybe never....

  • Glitch 2
    Glitch 2 27 дней назад

    If we get enough of those hyperdiamonds and more money we could build a freaking space elevator

  • Professor Foxtrot
    Professor Foxtrot 28 дней назад

    Praise KEK!

  • Mud Kip
    Mud Kip Месяц назад

    Just saw an ad with Hank in it

  • Daniel Stoner
    Daniel Stoner Месяц назад

    Dude - y'all never heard of fair use? It's OK to put little video clips created by others demonstrating all these technologies.

  • jb bautista
    jb bautista Месяц назад

    The Future is now with Stupid with Fidget Spinners and Clickbaiters in yt

  • Nolmart Maridor Gimeno
    Nolmart Maridor Gimeno Месяц назад

    I feel like..someone in the sea of comments, is thinking of Bill Nye the Science Guy.....

  • Tanvi Shah
    Tanvi Shah Месяц назад

    My Harry Potter fans, Where you at!!!!!!

  • Ethan Miller
    Ethan Miller Месяц назад

    With Light Transmitting Concrete we could make buildings that don't need a my lights! Except a night.

  • baukepoelsma
    baukepoelsma Месяц назад

    Self-healing concrete from Delft University of Technology FTW

  • Justin Williams
    Justin Williams Месяц назад +1

    Imagine dropping your invisibility cloak.

  • Noah Cochran
    Noah Cochran Месяц назад

    I love your hair.

  • Dean Shaw
    Dean Shaw Месяц назад

    Question : How can inventions created in the present be considered futuristic?

  • Hero Daysaver
    Hero Daysaver Месяц назад

    this guy is my favorite host he should do more holy f*cking science!

  • PenguinAnimations
    PenguinAnimations Месяц назад

    What about that coating that absorbs like 99.9999% of light?

  • Luis Prado
    Luis Prado 2 месяца назад

    What are the health benefits of ass?

  • Chipwhitley274
    Chipwhitley274 2 месяца назад

    Use Hyper-Diamond Sheeting to sandwich Aerogel insulation... thus creating super strong and super-insulated Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS) to build a glass house which you *_CAN_* throw stones at.

  • Edwin Peng
    Edwin Peng 2 месяца назад

    Thanks for this video! As a materials engineer, I work w/ 2 of these awesome materials: aerogel & metallic glass.

  • chris o oneal
    chris o oneal 2 месяца назад

    Some 10 year old "omg we can use diamonds as our armor and weapons and pickaxe now!"

  • Frederick Johnson
    Frederick Johnson 2 месяца назад

    End hydrophobia

  • K K
    K K 2 месяца назад

    actually who talking there looks like Graphical hyperhuman!

  • Harshvardhan Mishra
    Harshvardhan Mishra 2 месяца назад


  • James Ward
    James Ward 2 месяца назад

    Aha, joke's on you, i live in a 15th century house so i haven't been near any concrete today ;)

  • Brandon Walthers
    Brandon Walthers 3 месяца назад

    why not just put up a light. fucking lighted concrete

  • Brandon Walthers
    Brandon Walthers 3 месяца назад

    I hate this guy

  • Aaron Washburn
    Aaron Washburn 3 месяца назад

    FYI for people thinking the metallic glasses can be used for new windows or clear coatings, they are NOT transparent. Metallic glasses look just like normal metals, this is because they are still metallically bonded.

  • legbert123
    legbert123 3 месяца назад

    This guy is Poochie.

  • urdu learner
    urdu learner 3 месяца назад

    Ok then , until that future comes

  • Thomas Dennis
    Thomas Dennis 3 месяца назад

    Only my favourite film!! :D

  • Pokélord 123
    Pokélord 123 3 месяца назад

    THE FUTURE IS NOW WITH SCIENCE! -Clemont From Pokémon X And Y

  • NizVania
    NizVania 3 месяца назад

    I'm pretty sure you can't call bacterias "technology"...

  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill 3 месяца назад

    What on earth is a Star Trek? Mormon peasant-settlers throwing themselves into a sun?

  • Riju Mondal
    Riju Mondal 3 месяца назад

    what if we make a gasoline engine that can run inside water simply my extracting the oxygen of water by a metal and injecting it in the fuel and start the combustion deep inside water .

    and i have a method for this process which will make this possible and open a path for a new generation of cheap submarine

  • Tarek Z
    Tarek Z 3 месяца назад

    Slow down!

  • TheGoldenSheep
    TheGoldenSheep 3 месяца назад

    I got a really funny ad where a woman apologized for interrupting my video, then to make up for it, she showed me a bunch of cat pictures.

  • AlphaNathan Online
    AlphaNathan Online 3 месяца назад


  • QuikPhase
    QuikPhase 3 месяца назад

    You all are muggles

  • Erika Fiore
    Erika Fiore 3 месяца назад

    7:10 meh, Michael Jackson already did it in Billie Jean.

  • Erika Fiore
    Erika Fiore 3 месяца назад

    3:19 or painting walls and not worring about vandals graffiti.

  • Debbie Pound
    Debbie Pound 4 месяца назад

    for number three that one is literally just a spray, like it cost ten bucks, and any water based material slides off whatever you spray it on.

  • Kim-Jong -Un
    Kim-Jong -Un 4 месяца назад

    Waterproof is just waterproof there's no level of it right? "I've got my lvl3 rain coat", cool what's it do", it keeps me dry", that's what mine does it's the same thing"

  • Django Stewart
    Django Stewart 4 месяца назад

    People have created an AMAZING THING THAT WILL SAVE OUR LIVES!! unfortunately, it can only work for a super duper tiny microscopic thing, and is absolutely useless. But hey, maybe one day we can use it!

  • Mr. KillerButterKing
    Mr. KillerButterKing 4 месяца назад

    didn't Nikola Tesla and Einstein work together on a radar blocking technology? and didn't that result in the boat they tested on actually disappearing?

  • erlog135
    erlog135 4 месяца назад

    The future is now, old man.

  • Blaine Drummond
    Blaine Drummond 4 месяца назад

    So metallic glass sponges are like super springs then right? Also IMHO the coolest thing abort amorphous metals is that there are some amorphous metal alloys that slowly give way to natural bone growth over time so they can be used as prosthetic implants in bones but naturally give way to completely natural regrown bone over time.

  • Bubbles
    Bubbles 4 месяца назад

    it feels like we are constantly living in the future.

  • richanngn8
    richanngn8 4 месяца назад

    So you're saying we can make Captain America's shield with metallic glass???

  • HJ Neel
    HJ Neel 4 месяца назад

    am i the only star trek geek who freaked out here

  • K4maKomodo
    K4maKomodo 4 месяца назад

    This is why I love this channel.

  • Biohazard Personal
    Biohazard Personal 4 месяца назад

    the most futurestic thing is nokia 3310 what the fuck is that made off

  • Cj Fangs
    Cj Fangs 4 месяца назад

    .-. i saw his face an jumped, his soo cuute, but i didnt know there was more then one of them xD, i love his hair!

  • Better526
    Better526 4 месяца назад +1

    10. Whatever the hell Nokia is made out of. Weird plastic

  • TJDlink
    TJDlink 4 месяца назад

    Metal sponge trypophobia!!!!!

  • Mark Stump
    Mark Stump 4 месяца назад

    Some of these tiny things are very bad for our lungs :(

  • KaKaKaydenIsHere
    KaKaKaydenIsHere 4 месяца назад

    were not harry potter fans were potterheads

  • BarbikaPahor
    BarbikaPahor 4 месяца назад

    aerogels are not strong enough nor transparent enough for windows.

  • Logan R
    Logan R 4 месяца назад

    I can't believe it. Last week I did a presentation about materials, and the slogan was "the future is now" as well; and I do believe that, because graphene will make possible things we've ever seen on movies and books

  • The Captain Flowers
    The Captain Flowers 4 месяца назад

    oh realy, i only whent out 3 times today

  • Mike Cunningham
    Mike Cunningham 4 месяца назад

    You can easily make your own transparent aluminum at home. All you need is some aluminum foil and a lighter.
    Step 1: Hold up the sheet to a light source to make sure you can't see through the aluminum foil.
    Step 2: Heat up the spot you wish to make transparent on the aluminum foil with the lighter. Be mindful not to burn a hole through your aluminum foil (although this will make it transparent it not the effect we're looking for) Let it cool down
    Step 3: hold it up to a light source, you should be amazed to see light will now pass through the aluminum foil. I told you it was easy.

  • ᴢᴇxʏʀ
    ᴢᴇxʏʀ 4 месяца назад

    Huh...so does anyone have any unwanted Adamantite, Tungsten, Steel,
    Chromium, Uranium, Inconel, Brass,
    Gold, Diamond, Wurtzite Boron Nitride, Lonsdaleite, Palladium, Platinum, Osmium,
    Bismuth, Mercury, Nickel, Cobalt, Tin,
    Krypton, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Quartz, Silver and Fluorine?

  • Setto Arisaki
    Setto Arisaki 4 месяца назад


  • Ishaan Malhotra
    Ishaan Malhotra 4 месяца назад

    It's Aluminium NOT Aluminum

  • Armand Alegg
    Armand Alegg 4 месяца назад

    People keep telling me that we'll have invisibility cloaks soon, but I just can't see it.

  • nav 10
    nav 10 4 месяца назад

    being a cop is dank

  • The TNTsheep
    The TNTsheep 4 месяца назад

    the future is NOT now... :D

  • Benny Abreu
    Benny Abreu 4 месяца назад

    You're absolutely right! There is such a thing as "transparent aluminium". It's actually called aluminium oxynitride (ALON). This material is so strong that it's used as antiballistic glass by the military.

  • Robert Thomas
    Robert Thomas 4 месяца назад

    Transparent aluminum? It's called sapphire.

  • Ahmed Essam
    Ahmed Essam 4 месяца назад

    you should wait at least a second between everyone

  • Ahmed Essam
    Ahmed Essam 4 месяца назад

    you should wait at least a second between everyone

  • Kevin Verstegen
    Kevin Verstegen 4 месяца назад

    Holland!! ^^

  • Manny_522
    Manny_522 4 месяца назад

    Why does this host talk exactly like the other main host. Same intonations, similar voice, same hand gestures, and even same breathing patterns after every couple of words. It pisses me off lol

  • blandantey
    blandantey 4 месяца назад

    metalic foam can be used in robotics to building that perfect robotic skeletal structure where the robot isn't too heavy while still retaining enough strength in it's body to lift a 2 ton car....

  • yeah right
    yeah right 4 месяца назад

    youre hot man!

  • Scripture Writer
    Scripture Writer 4 месяца назад

    then the bacteria will develop a even more deadlier disease

  • lozoft9
    lozoft9 4 месяца назад

    Metallic glass is what obsidian essentially is

  • Emma Sutton
    Emma Sutton 4 месяца назад

    Cool dude 😎

  • Alexx Kovacs
    Alexx Kovacs 4 месяца назад

    Great video. More pics and videos within the video. And slow down the delivery a bit. Its a lot to absorb all at once, lol.

  • Michael Degani
    Michael Degani 4 месяца назад +1

    maybe Apple should use that transparent aluminum to make a stronger phone screen

  • Pulse/Krilium
    Pulse/Krilium 5 месяцев назад

    Aluminium* ;)

  • Chronomatrix
    Chronomatrix 5 месяцев назад

    Maybe we can put some kind of light _under_ the light-transmitting concrete to tell the name of the avenue or something without using actual road signs!

  • Shariya Wood
    Shariya Wood 5 месяцев назад

    I really enjoy listening but I am also a visual learner. Can you possible add more pictures or even a short clip for each topic!
    Love your videos Thanks

  • Dung Le
    Dung Le 5 месяцев назад

    The guy is so cute❤️

  • Blayne Peterson
    Blayne Peterson 5 месяцев назад


  • Livereater00
    Livereater00 5 месяцев назад +1

    ...lot of talk. little pictures

  • Tina Flintstone
    Tina Flintstone 5 месяцев назад

    Fascinating! Thanks for explaining things in easily understandable ways.

    • Tina Flintstone
      Tina Flintstone 5 месяцев назад

      You think this is fascinating? I think that's fascinating! 😂

  • ESMERZ100
    ESMERZ100 5 месяцев назад +1

    Um isn't Lonsdaleite the hardest substance known to man....

  • Roboshi
    Roboshi 5 месяцев назад


  • Elliot Medals
    Elliot Medals 5 месяцев назад

    I want to touch the aerogel

  • Dan Williams
    Dan Williams 5 месяцев назад

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

  • Shrimp Bisque
    Shrimp Bisque 5 месяцев назад

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

  • Nich Citarella
    Nich Citarella 5 месяцев назад

    They have fiber optic concrete at a subway station in NYC. Its actually pretty cool

  • Reynaldo Herrera
    Reynaldo Herrera 5 месяцев назад

    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

  • oldskoolraveruk
    oldskoolraveruk 5 месяцев назад

    Rufio, Rufio....

  • Hannah jones
    Hannah jones 5 месяцев назад

    Beam me up Scotty!

  • Alexander Wilson
    Alexander Wilson 5 месяцев назад

    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.