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a form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms

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60] buckeyballs with hydrogen atoms or trapping metal ions inside them.
Although much of the new research has focused on buckeyballs, scientists at the Boston meeting also shared observations of more oddly shaped [C.
While that might work for auto manufacturers and florist chains, what about those companies that, instead of Audis and asters, trade in buckeyballs, fullerenes, or genetically engineered carrots?
This book will let you count off the great ways numbers can used, everything from magic squares, to soccer balls and buckeyballs, to a number call pi that just keeps going and going and going.