Did You Know? Nanotechnology by the numbers

600: Number of companies involved in nanotechnology research; companies range from start-ups to IBM and Samsung 1.5 ounces: Weight of a 100-kilowatt engine (like one used to power a car or light plane) powered by nanotechnology 4,000,000,000: Number of Web pages that can be stored on a nanochip the size of a grain of sand $6.5 billion: Total U.S. investment in the National Nanotechnology Initiative since 2001

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