Nanotechnology: Big Things from a Tiny World.

Subject Area:
NNI Brochures
Author: National Nanotechnology Initiative
Publication Date: Jul. 7 2008


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A colorful, compelling brochure that explains nanotechnology and its potential in a format that appeals to general audiences. This online version is formatted to be a printer-friendly document. This brochure is optimized for printing. If you would prefer a hard copy be mailed to you, contact


See the Spanish language version here. "Nanotecnologia: Cosas Grandes de un Mundo Diminuto"

Nanotechnology Fact

A 2008 survey estimated that there were about 400,000 workers worldwide in the field of nanotechnology, with an estimated 150,000 of those in the United States. (Roco, Mirkin, and Hersam, 2010)

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