Aerogel starts as a silica dioxide gel, similar to the gelatine dessert you might make at home. Then the liquid in the gel is removed without collapsing the gel (normal evaporation causes the gel to collapse).
Anyone who has traveled to a family function with kids might appreciate this….this was a trip report I actually filed at work.
Just arrived back home. I figure I can avail myself this opportunity to entertain you a bit with some of the trials and tribulations of this little trip for my sister’s wedding. I know I sometimes enjoy listening to someone else’s travel episodes and end up thinking “Boy, things aren’t so bad after all eh?” Read More…
You’ll find that I am in the midst of an experiment. Can I as a technologist bridge the chasm between non-literary type to a veritable published author through the normal publishing route. The odds are severely stacked against me. This blog will begin to document that process along with some of my thoughts on the gory details, writing, rejections, agents, publishers, editors, etc.