From pencils to programming and graphene: Graphite’s role in the transmission of knowledge

Adam Blaxhall (UK) Once a mystery substance thought to be a type of lead, graphite is now one of the most vital components in the ever-expanding world of complex electronics. But this ‘mineral of extremes’ is more than just the familiar grey material we find in pencils. Rather, it is… READ MORE…To view the rest of this article, you need A subscription. FROM JUST £12.95. If you are already a subscriber, login here.

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Pale white dot

Steven Wade Veatch (USA) and Vishwam Sankaran (India) “There’s nothing new under the sun” goes a famous saying and these words are very apt when trying to understand Earth’s climate trends. Thanks to numerous discoveries made about Earth’s ancient past, we now know that our climate has never been static.… READ MORE…To view the rest of this article, you need A subscription. FROM JUST £12.95. If you are already a subscriber, login here.

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