graphene futureEvery ten years or so, we learn about a new scientific development that is so highly anticipated that people start whispering about the ways things are going to change for the better.

Most of the time, this material never gets past the first hurdle and after a while, we kind of shudder when that word is mentioned. So the latest of this genre is a material called Graphene, and this article is discussing whether or not it will match the hype and actually become part of our future.

Graphene Basics

Just for arguments’ sake we will assume that you have never heard of Graphene and would like a quick guide, so here it is:

  • Graphene is a material that is 200 times stronger than steel yet a million times thinner than paper.
  • It has amazing conductive qualities and is transparent.
  • Graphene is also extremely flexible. Continue reading