The science of building devices at the molecular and atomic level. For example, a bit might be represented by only one atom some time in the future. Nanotechnology could be used to build anything, not just computers and communications devices.

See also: ForesightInstitute, EricDrexler, RichardFeynman, DiamondAge

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