Graphene: (Latest) Miracle Material


NY Times has a gushing article about the wonders of grapheme:

  • graphene was discovered to be 200 times stronger than steel
  • so thin that a single ounce of it could cover 28 football fields
  • transparent
  • conductive
  • flexible
  • light: A cubic inch of the material could balance on one blade of grass
  • graphene could stretch by 20 percent while still remaining able to conduct electricity. Rubber stretches by 20%
  • graphene is inexpensive