Graphene: 200 Times Stronger Than Steel, 1,000 Times Lighter Than Paper

In 2004, two scientists at the University of Manchester conducted a deceptively simple experiment with potentially world-changing consequences. The researchers, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, were playing around with graphite, the stuff in the tip of your pencil. via Technology and News Today https://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/new-inventions/graphene.htm

Graphene: 200 Times Stronger Than Steel, 1,000 Times Lighter Than Paper

Named for the colossal Titans of Greek mythology, titanium is pound-for-pound the strongest metal on Earth. Although it’s not a scarce metal, it is … via Technology and News Today https://flipboard.com/@howstuffworks/graphene-200-times-stronger-than-steel-1-000-times-lighter-than-paper-s9lr7q5vtdt73895?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=curator_share