[ExI] Graphene

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 15:48:13 UTC 2020

> On Feb 10, 2020, at 3:10 PM, John Clark via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> A new company called "Universal Matter" has already started up to commercialize this discovery.  A space elevator anyone?

Not likely.  At the tensile strength required, the 6 member rings
become unstable to 5 and 7 member rings and the graphene unzips like a
run in a stocking.

Sad since I am a space elevator fan.

The photo is a static model of a moving cable space elevator.


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