Monday, October 18, 2004

Nano hole-punchers

These Slashdot readers fall into our familiar black hole in their attempt to figure out just what 'nanotechnology' is and is not:

    Not too long ago, nanotechnology was about wonderful fantasies of small machines at nano-level assembling molecules or even medicines. Too bad that simple physics prevent this from becoming a reality (the resistance of air at nano-level is too large, for example). Now, nanotechnology is about punching very small holes in metal.

    Maybe it is about time that everyone realizes that nanotechnology is not as exiting as it used to be. More here

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