Spike Jones <email@example.com> wrote:
> > a nanotech timeline.
> > What should I put in there?
Anders Sandburg replied:
> Maybe the invention of the STM, and the famous IBM-logo of xenon
> atoms. The first re-engineering of a bacterial protein to do something
> useful. The first self-replicating chemical.
> I don't have the years for those, though.
See the reference dates for IBM's work with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope at <http://www.almaden.ibm.com/vis/stm/library.html#ref2>.
Take a look at <http://www.almaden.ibm.com/vis/stm/gallery.html> for more information. This is IBM's nanotech gallery. They discuss the science and art of creating things one atom at a time.
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