Quiz: What In the World are Metamaterials?
Regular stuff can be engineered to gain strange new properties.
Metamaterials sounds like the stuff from which virtual reality playgrounds are made. In our reality, however, researchers have been tuning materials for decades to give them unexpected abilities. While most metamaterials have yet to leave the lab bench, the size of the global market for metamaterials reached $934.4 million in 2021. Test your knowledge of these almost magical materials.