Comments on MIT's New Super Slippery Surface
'The water flowed off those walls without binding tension...' - Frank Herbert, 1965. (Read
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|"How soon can I get a frying pan with this coating ?
(Mike Childers 10/24/2012 11:14:41 AM)
|"Will this mean engines, bike parts, etc. will need less lubrication? Pretty cool!"
(Masa Thavia 10/24/2012 1:50:03 PM)
|"Also in the video game Portal 2 there is a light blue gel substance humorously referred to as propulsion Gel. If your character steps on it, you move super-fast. Like the water droplets described in the most recent story. theportalwiki.com/wiki/Gels"
(Armisius 10/24/2012 4:14:45 PM)
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