It is reportedly able to absorb more than 250 times its own weight of oil (some reports say that up to 900 times)
The main ingredient is Graphene
Due to its super-absorbance characteristics, — absorbing up 68.8 grams of oil per second with 1 gram of carbon aerogel, — this "Carbon Aerogel", as it is known, may be deployed to cleaning up oil spills
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