If he could get a large enough piece of the material to lay over the top of a coffee cup, he says, graphene would be strong enough to support the weight of a car balanced atop the pencil.

Why Poetry Matters Now – Robert Peake

“Poets and intellectuals – who are paid little, and who are usually ignored by the general population – have this consolation, at least: they are the ones the tyrants go after first.”
-Frederick Smock, “Poetry & Compassion”