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The coming Graphene revolution

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Sam Posten, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. Sam Posten

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    Are you trying to seduce me, Mr. Posten? :)
     
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    It's pretty cool. But the fact that they tested it in a replica Red Tail P-51 is AWESOMELY cool!

    Crap, I forgot to patent graphene condoms! Probably too late now. . .
     
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    Bill Gates probably has that on lock-down!
     
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    WAT what Watt?!?!?!
    http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/05/physicists-show-unlimited-heat-conduction-graphene#.U3EMiWtgSb8.reddit
     
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    It's not patent war chest building, it's an arms race:
    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-15/samsung-apple-smartphone-battleground-is-single-atom-thick-tech.html
    I remain skeptical of the bendable/foldable aspects tho. You are still going to need a LOT of components that arent going to work with that. The batteries for example. So you'll have a big dongle hanging off this sweet sheet? I don't think that will be effective...
     
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    I am not exactly Mr. Politically Correct (not by a very long shot), but the fact that articles about female scientists almost invariably feature a stock photo of some model instead of the actual scientist kind of bothers me.
     

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