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Nanofacts and Useful links

Learn more about nanoscience...

  • Visit our Did you know? nanofacts page to learn some interesting facts about nanoscience.
  • Find out Where is Nano? in our everyday lives
  • Check out our useful web links and videos where we have information for teachers, students or anyone who simply wants to know more about nanoscience.

Did you know...

  • 1 nanometre is about 8 times the radius of an atom and 100 times smaller than a bacterial cell. At this scale matter reacts differently, for example, a material's melting point may change or it may become more reactive.

Nano sheets of material produced in CRANN. These sheets are only one atom thick and around 10,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair! You can learn more about these in the Research Section of the website.
Nano sheets of material produced in CRANN. These sheets are only one atom thick and around 10,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair! You can learn more about these in the Research Section of the website.