Buff Buckypaper Makes Steel Sob Into Tub of Ben and Jerry's

Nanotech wonder Buckypaper is 10 times lighter and 500 times stronger than steel. And while academic research labs have successfully synthesized the stuff for years, the first architectural firm has just made Buckypaper on their own. » 2/22/10 4:40pm 2/22/10 4:40pm

Buckypaper: Silly Name, Incredibly Strong and Light Material

Flying in a plane made of a material called 'buckypaper' may not seem too appealing at first, but this new type of carbon nanotube may be the future of lightweight, high strength composite. Discovered accidentally while trying to create the same conditions that exist in a star, buckypaper is far from reaching its… » 10/18/08 7:45pm 10/18/08 7:45pm