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Scientist Unveil ‘Whitest Paint Ever' That's Based on Baryta Photo Paper

14 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Researchers at Purdue University have unveiled what is being called the whitest paint on record, which can reflect up to 98% of light. The paint uses the same chemical compound found in a type of photo paper that has been used by photographers for over a century.
The paint was developed as a way to reduce power consumption for cooling large buildings in the summer as its 98% reflectivity is considerably higher than the 80-90% of light reflected by commonly available white paint on the market. It's even able to reflect infra-red heat, which makes it particularly suitable for this purpose...
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10"x10" Alcohol inks on Yupo on Panel/Available Read more ...

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