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Future planes, cars may be made of 'buckypaper'
Buckypaper is 10 times lighter but potentially 500 times stronger than steel when sheets of it are stacked and pressed together to form a composite. Unlike conventional composite materials, though, it conducts electricity like copper or silicon and disperses heat like steel or brass.
via:tinymammoth  buckyballs  c60  chemistry  physics  materialsscience  nano 
october 2008 by ignatz

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