Join a nanoscale adventure and peel back the layers of a 21st century wonder material at the Museum of Science and Industry Manchester.
First isolated by scientists at the University of Manchester in 2004 and made from a single atom layer of carbon, graphene is super lightweight, super conductive and super strong but has the potential to change the world in a host of areas from energy and electronics to healthcare and mobile phones.
Wonder Materials takes the audience on a scientific journey to discover the history of graphite and graphene from past, present and into the imagined future of this new material landscape. Journey with explorers working at the cutting edge of material technology and immerse yourself in the wonders of a two-dimensional world through a combination of fascinating objects, photographs, music, films and newly commissioned artworks.
Visit from 23 July to start imagining the future and discover why bigger isn't always better.
A world premiere, created by the Museum of Science and Industry, in partnership with the National Graphene Institute at The University of Manchester. Headline sponsor: Haydale Limited
For more information go to, msimanchester.org.uk
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