Purdue University professor Xiulin Ruan and his students have created the whitest paint on record. Photo: Purdue University Purdue University professor Xiulin Ruan and his students have created the whitest paint on record. Photo: Purdue University
Purdue University professor Xiulin Ruan and his students have created the whitest paint on record. Photo: Purdue University

Scientists created the world’s whitest paint. It could eliminate the need for air conditioning.

  • US professor Xiulin Ruan and his students created the substance, which has made it into the Guinness World Records book, to help combat climate change
  • The paint reflects 98.1 per cent of solar radiation while also emitting infrared heat, cooling surfaces without consuming power

Topic |   Climate change
Purdue University professor Xiulin Ruan and his students have created the whitest paint on record. Photo: Purdue University Purdue University professor Xiulin Ruan and his students have created the whitest paint on record. Photo: Purdue University
Purdue University professor Xiulin Ruan and his students have created the whitest paint on record. Photo: Purdue University
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