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By A.J. Roan
Metal Tech News 

Cool upgrade to Purdue's whitest paint

Now even whiter paint formula reflects up to 98.1% of sunlight Metal Tech News – July 26, 2023


Last updated 7/25/2023 at 1:41pm

Xuilin Ruan (left) and Joseph Peoples (right) measure their whitest paint.

Purdue University; Jared Pike

Purdue's ultra-white paint reflects up to 98.1% of sunlight.

In an effort to curb global warming, Purdue University researchers developed a cool solution – paint. But not just any paint, with what they believe to be the closest opposite of the blackest black, this ultra-white paint can not only repel heat but cool down the interior of the surface it is painted on.

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