Yet Another Amazing Carbon Nano-Wonder

July 28th, 2009

GrapheneFirst diamonds, then buckyballs and carbon nanotubes, but now we have a viable way to manufacture graphene, the next miracle material made strictly from carbon. Graphene is strong, thin, and very good at conducting electricity, which makes it useful for quite a few things. It’s been around for a long time (think pencils), but the problem has been how to manufacture it in a useful form. Expect to see more of this technology in the future.

(via Neatorama)

Update: The linked article no longer exists, so use this one instead.

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