Stories tagged carbon-based nanoparticles

Smudgy Potential: Carbon nanotubes are great for making beautiful cave art......and space elevators.
Smudgy Potential: Carbon nanotubes are great for making beautiful cave art......and space elevators.Courtesy Prof saxx
An interesting look at the progression of nanotechnology - from our early ancestors using nanoparticles completely unwittingly, to scientists and researchers today being able to manipulate them to create a desired outcome. The tiny particles have always been here, we've just recently been able to start taking advantage of their unique properties.