Everything you always wanted to know about graphene but were afraid to ask

Graphene is a one-atom thick layer of graphite with remarkable properties. It is exceptionally strong, lightweight, flexible, and allows electrons to flow faster than silicon. It is the golden (well, grey) egg of nanotechnology. Continue reading Everything you always wanted to know about graphene but were afraid to ask

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Small is beautiful, nano is exquisite!

It’s an intriguing thought that if you took all the space out of all the people in the world, what was left over would occupy the size of a sugar cube. That was the starting point of “What is the World Made Of?” presented by Michael Mosley in the series “The Story of Science” currently being broadcast on TVO (Canada). Continue reading Small is beautiful, nano is exquisite!