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In this short video, adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, Neil deGrasse Tyson describes the amazing tensile strength of carbon nanotubes and how they might be used to construct
a space elevator. Animations show different forms of carbon. The video includes clips from an experiment that uses the forces between nanotubes to bind them into a long filament.
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Metadata instance created May 15, 2009 by Logan Hancock
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(Teacher's Domain, Boston, 2002), WWW Document, (http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/oer08.sci.engin.systems.elevator/a-nanotube-space-elevator/).
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A Nanotube Space Elevator, (Teacher's Domain, Boston, 2002), <http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/oer08.sci.engin.systems.elevator/a-nanotube-space-elevator/>.
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A Nanotube Space Elevator. (2009, May 15). Retrieved December 14, 2017, from Teacher's Domain: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/oer08.sci.engin.systems.elevator/a-nanotube-space-elevator/
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Teacher's Domain. A Nanotube Space Elevator. Boston: Teacher's Domain, May 15, 2009. http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/oer08.sci.engin.systems.elevator/a-nanotube-space-elevator/ (accessed 14 December 2017).
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A Nanotube Space Elevator. Boston: Teacher's Domain, 2002. 15 May 2009. 14 Dec. 2017 <http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/oer08.sci.engin.systems.elevator/a-nanotube-space-elevator/>.
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