Material Marvels with Ainissa Ramirez - Graphene

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Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Yale, Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, discusses how a layer of carbon that is one atom thick, called graphene, will revolutionize our lives.

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Big Idea: 
Manipulating materials such as graphene at the nanoscale will change our lives.
Nano Content Map: 
  • Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.
  • Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren't possible before.
  • Nanotechnologies—and their costs, utility, risks, and benefits—are closely interconnected with society and with our values.


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Ainissa Ramirez, Yale University

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