IN BLANKSTARE NEWS: This is really cool -- literally


The paint is so white that it reflects more than 98% of sunlight that hits it, which means it also reflects heat.

The paint is so white that it reflects more than 98% of sunlight that hits it, which means it also reflects heat.

Scientists at Purdue University have created the whitest paint in the world, and they think it could eliminate the need for air conditioning! The paint is so white that it reflects more than 98% of sunlight that hits it, which means it also reflects heat. Scientists say painting the roof of apartment buildings or the roof of a house could eliminate the need for running the AC all day. On top of that, they think painting a rocky surface of the earth where no one lives could help prevent global warming. They think the paint will be available to buy in about two years. (Newser)