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Bucky Paper: Stronger Than Steel, Harder Than Diamonds

Bucky Paper: Stronger Than Steel, Harder Than Diamonds

Working with a material 10 times lighter than steel -- but 250 times stronger -- would be a dream come true for any engineer. If this material also had amazing properties that made it highly conductive of heat and electricity, it would start to sound like something out of a science fiction novel. Introduce your students to the growing field of nano-materials science and the carbon nanotube composite called Bucky paper.... Show More

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