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Graphene

Aha Moment Brings Better Way To Make World's Most Amazing Material

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.19.2015 | Science

Graphene just might be the world's most incredible material. A honeycomb-like sheet of pure carbon only one atom thick, it's one million times thinner...

Emily Thomas

Big Breakthrough May Bring Night-Vision Contact Lenses

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.25.2014 | Science

Those night-vision devices used by hunters and soldiers may soon get a lot smaller -- small enough, in fact, to be built right in to contact lenses. ...

WHOOPS: Lab Accident Yields World's Thinnest Glass

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 09.12.2013 | Science

Researchers accidentally discovered the world's thinnest sheet of glass, just two atoms thick. Their chance finding — now immortalized in the 2014 ...

World's Lightest Material Created By Scientists Overseas

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

Chinese scientists have created the world’s lightest substance -- a material so insubstantial it can perch on the petals of a delicate flower withou...

Graphene Super-Material Can Make Booze Too

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.27.2012 | Science

Graphene has been hailed as the world’s thinnest, stiffest, and strongest material. But now scientists are raising a toast to the new discovery that...

Thinnest Material Bags the Thickest Prize

Santhosh Mathew, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Santhosh Mathew, PhD

When the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the Nobel prize in physics for 2010, it wasn't for something like a high- tech lab product or any uncanny theoretical construction.