Thursday, March 17, 2016

Long settled? does not apply for breakthroughs

"Q-Carbon and The Man Who Makes His Own Diamonds" via friend Mr. Jim Verdonik:

"I found Prof. Narayan’s work fascinating for many reasons starting with a relatively simple solution dreamed about for centuries. But if it had been up to me go choose a research area, studying carbon would not have been among them. After all it is an old settled topic; carbon is either in the form of graphite or diamond – end of discussion. Fortunately, Professor Narayan and PhD candidate Bhaumik had the genius of avoiding my presumption and researched carbon phases. Sometimes the greatest innovations come from taking another look at the so-called long settled subjects."

Read the complete article here.

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