Giz Explains: What's the Strongest Material Known to Man?
Thousands of fictional characters have fought and died for these equally fictional super-materials. So what is the real-life strongest substance on our ... but it'll be strong. Not the hardest, or the most resistant to deformation. Just..
Carbyne Could Be the Strongest Substance Known to Man
Diamonds have another challenger for the hardest substance title. A team of scientists at Rice University in Houston worked out the mathematical formula behind carbyne, a specific arrangement of lowly carbon atoms. See also: The Chemical Elements of ...
Giz Explains: What's The Strongest Material Known To Man?
So what is the real-life strongest substance on our puny, sun-warmed planet ... but it’ll be strong. Not the hardest or the most resistant to deformation. Just… really strong.
iPhone 6 Sapphire Display: What’s the Big Deal?
Aside from the diamond, sapphire is the hardest material known to man. Sapphire gemstones can come in many different colors, but most have a blue tint. If you’re wondering how sapphire displays can be crystal clear without a blue hint, it comes down to ...
Is Diamond the Hardest Material Known to Man?
"Diamond is not the hardest material anymore". This remarkable claim was first made at the International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry held in Prague, Czech Republic, in 2 -6 August 1999 by Professor Stan Veprek of the Technical University, Munich.