December 7, 2010

Get Graphene From Your Pencil

Graphene is the wonder material, a single atom thick sheet of carbon atoms that is stronger than diamond, lighter than most metals and with amazing electrical properties. It is also inexpensive and widely available. And, did you know it can be extracted from your pencil.

Watch this video from the Vega ScienceTrust to learn how to get Graphene from your pencil.


 
The 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for research in Graphene.