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New lightweight material is stronger than steel and as light as plastic

The researchers found that the new material’s elastic modulus is between four and six times greater than that of bulletproof glass. Image: Unsplash/ Ousa Chea

Anne Trafton

Guest contributor, MIT News

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Polymer film courtesy of the researchers. Image: Christine Daniloff, MIT

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