Tech Quiz of the Day

Nov 7 2008   4:39PM GMT

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about buckypaper?



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
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nanotechnology
physics
Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is buckypaper.

Tech Trivia
What structure, similar to a geodesic dome, was the nanotube developed from? (Hint: It’s also know as a “buckyball.”)
Answer

Secret Word of the Day
This term is used to describe what life on our planet might become if self-replicating robot s or nanomachines got out of control and began to use up life forms for their own energy needs in some unstoppable way. What’s the secret word?
Answer

IT Acronym Challenge
An STM works by detecting electrical forces with a probe that tapers down to a point only a single atom across. It can be used in nanotechnology to move atoms individually, as well as to generate high-resolution maps of material surfaces. What does STM stand for?
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