Nanotubes: The Materials of the 21st Century

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Presenter: Sumio Iijima

Published: March 2009

Age: 14-19 and upwards

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Carbon nanotubes, some 1000 times smaller than conventional carbon fibers, have tensile strengths 100x that of steel and conduct electricity like metals. They promise a revolution in structural and electrical engineering.

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