Lantern Festival at Dusk
These colorful “lanterns” are really tiny carbon spheres, each just a few microns across—smaller than the diameter of a single strand of spider silk. They could be useful when added to engines to reduce wear and tear or as parts in lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers: Vilas G. Pol and Michael Thackeray
By Argonne National Laboratory on 2012-09-01 00:00:00