Questions tagged [metamaterials]

Metamaterials are a synthetic composite material with a structure such that it exhibits properties not usually found in natural materials, esp. a negative refractive index. In Science Fiction, metamaterials are alloys and/or structures that have super powers or amazing abilities.

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What are the indestructible materials in DC Universe?

The strongest materials in the Marvel universe are Vibranium and Adamantium. In the Star Wars universe there is Cortosis, with a special resistance against energy weapons like blasters and lightsabers....
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Wait, does Superman's heat vision generate "superheat"?

So this answer mentions a material called "Supermanium", which is apparently the substance used to craft Superman's Supermobile aircraft. a metal so strong that "only Superman's heat vision can ...
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