Fog Buster

A special coating can prevent misty windows and reduce screen glare.

By Sarah Webb, 00:00 AM October 3, 2005

If you've worn goggles for skiing or swimming, you've probably been annoyed by the way they can cloud up. Or, if you've used a Game Boy, you might have noticed how screen glare can wipe out crucial details as you play a tricky videogame.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Goggles that fog up while you're skiing can be a nuisance—maybe even dangerous.

 

Goggles that fog up while you're skiing can be a nuisance—maybe even dangerous.

 

The problems of fogging and glare don't seem to have much in common. But materials scientists are finding that they can solve both problems at the same time. The secr...

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