4-20-11: Great Graphene!

April 20, 2011 at 9:24 am Leave a comment

 The hottest thing in the world of science and technology may be something that you’ve never even heard of.

It’s a substance called graphene.  Scientists came up with the idea of graphene back in the 1940s, but it wasn’t ‘till 2004 that they figured out how to make it. Last year, a pair of scientists’ work with graphene won a Nobel Prize… and now, scientists at the University of Maryland have found a way to make it commercially useful.

For a closer look at what they’ve done – and an explanation of what graphene actually is,  Dr. Michael S. Fuhrer of the UMD Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials joins us.


Entry filed under: On Air, Science, Technology.

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