Author: Kristopher Benke
Kristopher is currently a graduate student at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign studying ultrafast x-ray spectroscopy. He enjoys comedy, exploring the outdoors, and spending time with his two cats Lumo and Somo.

Expansion under pressure

Some materials expand when pressure is applied. A new member of this class of materials does so to an unprecedented extent, taking advantage of 3D rather than 2D design.