When I think of nanotube applications, things like space elevators come to mind. But MIT has come up with a much more mundane albeit practical use for nanotubes....
Solar technology is really useful, but often the issue of the size of the solar panels is a stumbling block. With that in mind, the smart folks over at MIT have come up with a nanotube antenna that can capture and focus light energy... Read Post
MIT researchers are designing sensors that use carbon nanotubes to detect hazardous gases. [Image courtesy of Chang Young Lee] Using carbon nanotubes, MIT chemical engineers have designed the most sensitive electronic detector yet f... Read Post