The world strongest material, even stronger than diamond may soon become a reality. Nokia, a giant name in the mobile industry has being approved for a 1.35 $ grant by the European Union to develop this substance supposed to be the strongest material on earth, called the Graphene.
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Graphene is only one atom thick and is made of pure carbon. It may find usage in a number of applications and benefit industries associated to electronics, medicine, solar energy as well as water desalination In addition; modern computing environments may too find ample usage of this material.
Nokia claims that it is 300 times stronger as compared to steel and hence be apt for the making of phones that can never be smashed. The development of this material is not only a step to benefit a wide range of industries but also to help in bringing about societal impact for the better.