The nature of mass is one of the great enduring puzzles of science. What is mass and where does it come from are questions that have puzzled scientists and philosophers for centuries.Read the article for more details.
So the suggestion that mass can be created inside carbon nanotubes will produce some significant head scratching.
The idea comes from Abdulaziz Alhaidari at the Saudi Center for Theoretical Physics in Saudi Arabia and a few pals who begin with a review of the exotic properties of graphene, a 2-dimensional sheet of carbon "chickenwire".
Friday, October 22, 2010
Can graphene be used to create mass? There are theories.