This paint made of glass bounces sunlight off metal material to keep it cool

Whether it’s slides at playgrounds or roofs of houses, there are some things that you just don’t want to heat up in the sun. A scientist at Johns Hopkins University has developed a reflective paint made from glass, that keeps these surfaces cool. The paint is made from cheap and abundant potassium silicate, a raw ingredient of glass which dissolves in water.

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This paint made of glass bounces sunlight off metal material to keep it cool

Whether it’s slides at playgrounds or roofs of houses, there are some things that you just don’t want to heat up in the sun. A scientist at Johns Hopkins University has developed a reflective paint made from glass, that keeps these surfaces cool. The paint is made from cheap and abundant potassium silicate, a raw ingredient of glass which dissolves in water.

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