Known for its light weight and high strength properties, graphene has been promised to us as the material of the future for quite some time now. But difficulties in translating its 2D strength into 3-dimensional applications have so far held it back from common use. Now, thanks to new research by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), that future may now be closer than ever before. In the school’s latest experiment, researchers have discovered how the material could be shaped into to sponge-like form to resist forces 10 times greater than steel.
Graphene: The Latest Architecture and News
14:15 - 19 January, 2017
https://www.archdaily.com/803787/mit-researchers-develop-3d-graphene-structure-10-times-stronger-than-steel Patrick Lynch