By Ainissa Ramirez and TIME Video
July 20, 2015

The material that’s at end of your pencil could rewrite the way our technology works. That material is graphene and it makes up graphite, which you’ll find at the top of your pencil. It has the potential to make technology stronger, better, and faster.

Watch materials scientist Ainissa Ramirez explains how graphene could change everything in the video above.

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