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Growing Nanotube Forests

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What if scientists could grow elevators to space? Or make phones that last for weeks without a charge? These things could be possible someday with an amazing material like carbon nanotubes. A MIT scientist discusses the curious way researchers create this super-material. Part of the "Science Out Loud" series.

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Runtime: 4 minutes

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