Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Sticky Tape leads to Nobel Prize

Wow this is freaking cool.

It sounds like an unusual way to win a Nobel Prize.

But ordinary sticky tape was crucial to the breakthrough that yielded graphene, a material with amazing properties and - potentially - numerous practical applications.

Graphene is a flat layer of carbon atoms tightly packed into a two-dimensional honeycomb arrangement.

Click Here for full story from the BBC.

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