Graphene Is a "Miracle Material"
The End of Silicon and Invisible Missiles
I've been tight-lipped for a while, but it's finally time to show you what the BBC calls a “Miracle Material.”
Its actual name is graphene, given by the two scientists who won a Nobel Prize for their discovering it.
And it's going to change the world...
“Graphene doesn't just have one application,” says Andre Geim, who made the find along with Konstantin Novoselov.
"It is not even one material. It is a huge range of materials. A good comparison would be to how plastics are used."
I'd say plastics is a conservative comparison.
Let me show you what hundreds of researchers, companies, and governments are already doing with the strongest, thinnest, most conductive material ever discovered.
The BBC says: “It could spell the end for silicon and change the future of computers and other devices forever.”
The Daily Mail says: “A graphene credit card could store as much information as today’s computers,” and that “graphene will lead to gadgets that make the iPhone and Kindle seem like toys from the age of steam trains.”
But it won't just revolutionize electronics...
Graphene is also being used for energy, defense, and medicine applications.
Engineers at Northwestern University have a made a graphene electrode that allows lithium-ion batteries to store 10 times as much power and charge 10 times faster.
MIT Engineering Professor Jeffrey Grossman believes solar cells made from graphene could produce 10,000 times more energy from a given amount of carbon than fossil fuels.
And CNBC reports it could expand the current domestic oil boom because “tiny sensors coated with the wonder-material graphene and powered by flowing water could expedite the discovery of oil and natural gas reserves.”
It may sound too good to be true, but I assure you it isn't.
Take it from co-Nobel recipient Konstantin Novoselov:
I don’t think it has been over-hyped. It has attracted a lot of attention because it is so simple — it is the thinnest possible matter — and yet it has so many unique properties. There are hundreds of properties which are unique or superior to other materials. Because it is only one atom thick it is quite transparent — not many materials that can conduct electricity which are transparent.
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And speaking of transparent, scientists at the University of Texas, Dallas have made a graphene invisibility cloak by heating up a sheet of the material with electrical stimulation.
The Israeli Army is even using the material to make invisible missiles.
Again, this isn't science fiction; this is happening right now.
Novoselov says, “It’s a big claim, but it’s not bold. That’s exactly why there are so many researchers working on it.”
So many, indeed. Over 200 companies are pursuing graphene opportunities, and it's been the subject of thousands of peer-reviewed research papers.
But what you might not know is how the material is made — and how you can join this latest wave of innovation.
That's why I put together the “Miracle Material” seminar I've been telling you about for the past few weeks.
If you didn't get a chance to watch the premiere last night, click here to watch the seminar now.
You'll see real footage of many of the things I've just described to you, including bendable phones and the invisibility cloak.
Plus I reveal the best way I see to play the coming wave of graphene-enhanced technologies.
Call it like you see it,
Nick is the founder and president of the Outsider Club, and the investment director of the thousands-strong stock advisories, Early Advantage and Wall Street Underground. He also heads Nick’s Notebook, a private placement and alert service that has raised tens of millions of dollars of investment capital for resource, energy, cannabis, and medical technology companies. Co-author of two best-selling investment books, including Energy Investing for Dummies, his insights have been shared on news programs and in magazines and newspapers around the world. For more on Nick, take a look at his editor's page.