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By A.J. Roan
Metal Tech News 

Graphene is abundant and useful in space

ISA investigates wonder material's role in space technology Metal Tech News – August 9, 2023


Last updated 8/16/2023 at 11:08am

Rendering of molecules floating in outer space.


Research has shown that up to 1.9% of interstellar carbon, the fourth most abundant interstellar element , is graphene.

Long put forward as a wonder material, graphene undeniably has astounding properties – stronger than steel, a better electrical conductor than copper, and lighter than almost anything else with similar properties – and while it has been partially adopted into space-faring technologies, many theoretical uses remain where a pure form of the material could dramatically benefit a future in the...

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