The so-called “dry water” is in fact a drop of water surrounded by silica sand. The substance resembles powdered sugar and could revolutionize the way chemicals are used.
Each particle of dry water contains a water droplet surrounded by a sandy silica coating. In fact, 95 per cent of dry water is ”wet” water. Right …
The Telegraph quotes scientists who believe dry water could be used to combat global warming by soaking up and trapping the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide.
Tests show that it is more than three times better at absorbing carbon dioxide than ordinary water.
Dr Ben Carter, from the University of Liverpool, presented his research on dry water at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston.
He said: ”There’s nothing else quite like it. Hopefully, we may see dry water making waves in the future.”
Let’s wait and see what they’ll have to say after the “wet fire” research …