November 17, 2004
The shortage of fossil fuels is the most significant problem facing human civilization, said nobel prize winner Richard Smalley, director of the Carbon Nanotechnology Laboratory at Rice University, speaking at SEMI NanoForum 2004.
Nanotechnology has the potential to provide an energy storage capability so that alternative energy sources can be widely adopted. “We need new technology to solve the energy problem,” he said.
However, Smalley warned that the… read more