Carbon - Super Stuff!

Can the stuff in charred beef be used as materials for the future's space planes and super-PCs? Carbon is a versatile building-block, and here you can drag 3D-models of carbon around to explore.
1.1 2003 18:18


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Carbon - Super Stuff shows you how the same element - carbon - can make materials that are quite different, based on how the atoms are bonded together.

This knowledge is also the key to the nanotechnology of the future. What will be possible when we learn to build with the basic building blocks of nature - atoms?

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