Foam Mattress Vs. Tempur-Pedic?

Answer In the 1970s, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) developed a plasmalike, viscous foam material to cushion astronauts during rocket launches. Called "temper foam," or "memory f... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Foam Mattress Vs. Tempur-Pedic

What is a Tempur-Pedic foam mattress?

A Tempur-Pedic foam mattress is a sleep surface made with a foam material that contours to the shape of your body when you lay down and then returns to its original shape when you are off of the be... Read More »

What is a Tempur-Pedic mattress?

Tempur-Pedic mattresses are made of viscoelastic foam material initially invented in the 1970s by NASA. Scientists improved this material and began to market it in the 1990s.OptionsThe advanced Erg... Read More »

How thick is the Tempur-Pedic mattress?

Tempur-Pedic mattreses range in thickness from the OriginalBed, which measure 8 inches, to the GrandBed Supreme, which is 14 1/2 inches thick. As of December 2009, the Tempur-Pedic company was prod... Read More »

Is a tempur-pedic mattress worth it?

On One Hand: Tempur-Pedic ® is High Quality and Reduces PainTempur-Pedic ® mattresses are high quality and have many recognized benefits. Tempur ® material--known as memory foam--is used on a re... Read More »