http://gizmodo.com/5910757/how-one-man-took-a-secret-super+material-to-his-grave?comment=49804151#comments

In 1990, an amateur inventor called Maurice Ward appeared on British TV demonstrating a super-material he’d invented without any scientific training. Called Starlite, it could withstand temperatures of 1000 °C, was hard enough to drill holes in walls, and could easily be painted on to surfaces. In 2011 Ward sadly passed away—without ever having explained to a single scientist how it worked.

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~ by vullietorrence on May 12, 2013.

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