Tag Archives: nanotechnology

Why did the molecule cross the road?

Every now and again, I discover something so utterly cool that I just can’t not write about it. This is 9,10-dithioanthracene. It’s a substituted polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon. And it can walk. I promise I’m not making this up. Well, in … Continue reading

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Nano Trees

In my reading up on silicate crystals, I stumbled upon this… Aren’t these just beautiful? These tiny trees are only a couple of microns tall. They’re made from silicon carbide (one of the toughest substances known) and were grown on … Continue reading

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