On the front lines of the African climate change battle
'99.99% of antiques in the market are fake'
05 Oct 2010 21:53 GMT | Europe
The Noble committee announced on Tuesday that Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov of the University of Manchester in England have won the award for their experiments with graphene.Graphene is a flat sheet of carbon just one-atom thick. It is almost completely transparent, but also extremely strong and a good conductor of electricity.
Al Jazeera spoke to co- winner Konstantin Novoselov.
Source: Al Jazeera
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Africa, Kenya, Pope Francis
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Asia, China, Business & Economy
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