BBC TWO: Inside the Factory: Pencils

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BBC2's Inside the Factory looked at the history of the modest pencil - and the programme spanned a German factory which produces 600,000 pencils a day to our National Graphene Institute, looking at the properties of graphite (approx. 20mins in).

Period19 Mar 2019

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Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Advanced materials


  • graphene
  • graphite
  • pencils
  • materials