J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

Scientists Have Created The First Water-Repellant Metal

Using lasers!

JACINTA BOWLER
3 JUN 2016
 

There are plenty of hydrophobic coatings out there, but scientists have now etched tiny nanostructures onto the surface of metal to make it water-repellant for the first time.

We could watch these little water droplets bounce all day. Totally mesmerising.

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