Aluminum Foam: A new age material for people
For those of you that don't know what it is i offer the following links:
Looking through the forums, I figured this could be something pertinent to a DIYer's interest, since metal foams, specifically Aluminum foam, is strong, light, and relatively cheap.
The fact that it marries with advanced composite materials science is kind of an added secondary bonus.
I'm personally interested in this sort of stuff because i want to make an ultralight aircraft and this stuff could be used to accomplish that... but that's sort of something that's tangental to most that'd find info on Foamed Aluminum interesting.