Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world...yet

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Graphene is a form of carbon that could bring us bulletproof armor and space elevators, improve medicine, and make the internet run faster — some day. For the past 15 years, consumers have been hearing about this wonder material and all the ways it could change everything. Is it really almost here, or is it another promise that is perpetually just one more breakthrough away?

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  • Verge Science
    Verge Science  a years ago +6957

    Which graphene-based technology are you most excited for?

  • Wolfenru
    Wolfenru  7 hours ago

    The way the graphene falls in the tube reminds me of the floating particles from Stranger Thing's upside down

  • xyhmo
    xyhmo  9 hours ago

    Where's my flying car. 👨🏼‍🦳

  • Kevin Malbas
    Kevin Malbas  yesterday

    What is the name of the company at the end of the vid?

  • bennyjellyrun 2

    Samsung is gonna introduce graphene batteries in their devices which charge 5x times faster than the fastest battery in phones.SO THAT'SA FIRST

  • sahil yadav
    sahil yadav  yesterday

    Hey, this video is just amazing. Wanted to contact you for the same

  • Erica Zorzetto
    Erica Zorzetto  2 days ago

    But how do we recycle it? Glass, plastic, paper o unrecycle things? Or none?

  • Pushyhog
    Pushyhog  2 days ago

    I need bout 40 yards to build my UNIBODIES. I have epoxy & molds:)

  • Andrew C
    Andrew C  2 days ago

    You want to search in Chinese!


    https://www.google.com/search?q=%E7%9F%B3%E5%A2%A8%E7%83%AF&client=firefox-b-d&sxsrf=ACYBGNQrWLdQzrW17gKHb1hXxnlJ7vGmjg:1571621222887&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiNtNilmazlAhXhQkEAHZsoAJgQ_AUIESgB&biw=1293&bih=868#imgrc=c2Lg994IDTdBqM:


    I hope that link works for you. While the West talk about it, the Chinese get on with it.

  • Ada-Marie Nita
    Ada-Marie Nita  2 days ago

    This video is beautiful

  • SV Crucible
    SV Crucible  2 days ago

    Did.. did they just downplay the significance of plastic? 🤣

  • NITHIN S
    NITHIN S  3 days ago +2

    Make a video on transparent conducting oxides

  • mosavage studios
    mosavage studios  3 days ago +2

    Will graphine mess up the planet like plastic has

  • challa jeevan
    challa jeevan  4 days ago

    Kindly make a video on phosphene as well

  • greeneye1001
    greeneye1001  5 days ago +1

    Looking forward to it's implications! :)
    5:42 Agent Smith (Matrix), undercover? O.o

  • John Andersen
    John Andersen  5 days ago

    Sure could've used some graphene tires on our Hmmwv's in Iraq, we were going thru radial tires left and right in Iraq back in 2003. Oh and bullet proof vests would've been nice as well. :-) Personally I think if another big corporation is going to lose money because of an invention, there gonna use every resource to make sure it goes no where fast, or offer to buy the patent.

  • Beth Bartlett
    Beth Bartlett  5 days ago

    12M Stellar!

  • Shaunn Hartmann
    Shaunn Hartmann  5 days ago +1

    Are LiPo batteries with Graphene worth getting? Do they really have Graphene in them or is it a marketing ploy.

  • Starlight
    Starlight  6 days ago

    I thought it said “graphite” and waited for all the Jacksepticeye comments

  • DenDigital
    DenDigital  6 days ago

    Listen everyone: Graphine is an inside of a pencil