Whiteboard: Carbon nanotubes Summary: Get to grips with the technology, and its impact on power generation and space elevators By Bob Artner | January 25, 2007 -- 16:21 GMT (08:21 PST) Loading... Please wait. When is a one-metre length of wire worth $11m? Answer: when it's made of carbon nanotubes. Bob Artner explains the impact on power generation and space elevators. Topic: IT Employment Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.