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It’s Nano Time

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Next week, NISE Net (Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network) celebrates NanoDays, a nationwide series of events and activities at your local science centers dedicated to the wondrous world of nanotechnology.

So what exactly is nanotech, you may ask, and how is it crucial to the future of engineering? Watch this video to find out:

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For a fun video that demonstrates just how mind-bogglingly small a nanometer is (one billionth of a meter), check out What’s Nano?

Image from Mstroeck on en.wikipedia

One Response to “It’s Nano Time”

  1. […] may see ultramodern shape memory alloys, ceramic or fiber composites, carbon nanotube or fiber optic cabling, self-healing skin, hybrid electric engines, folding wings, double fuselages […]

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