Self reparing nanotubes!

Adding to the list of remarkable properties of nanotubes, it has now been found they have the capability to repair themselves. This clearly
will be important if the space elevator is to become feasible.
Nanotube, heal thyself. Atomic blemishes move, repairing molecular skin in their wake. "HOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2007 - Pound for pound, carbon nanotubes are stronger and lighter than steel, but unlike other materials, the miniscule cylinders of carbon - which are no wider than a strand of DNA - remain remarkably robust even when chunks of their bodies are blasted away with heat or radiation. A new study by Rice University scientists offers the first explanation: tiny blemishes crawl over the skin of the damaged tubes, sewing up larger holes as they go." http://www.media.rice.edu/media/NewsBot.asp?MODE=VIEW&ID 81&SnID10109105
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Quality control at the nanoscale. Reply #22 on: September 01, 2006, 06:24:14 AM http://www.liftport.com/component/option,com_smf/Itemid,58/topic,356.msg5141#msg5141
Bob Clark
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A self repair is an effect appearing! And the cause to force's appearance is obviously an importent fact to get correct in physics!
Now Mr. Newton was many hundred years ago, and now is now. And the cause was the defect. And this is not reaction-action.
So everybody in basic physics can spout on with their Newtonian Physics and everybody in for-real theory land can accept this fact of life.
A symmetry or defect appears causal in modern theory. And to place this into theory as a function has been done. Out there intheory land somewhere.
A defect makes a repair force appear! So get it correct now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
A certain set of symmetries is theorized to exist as causal. And some people actually claim to identify each causal symmetry in function. Gosh forbid.

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