fullerene

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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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Beryllium-7 decay rate speeds up inside carbon-60 molecule+
He carefully synthesizes only those carbon-60 variants that his modeling and theoretical calculations suggest will be valuable.
One identified structure, a carbon-60 molecule, had the shape of a ball and is known as Buckyballs.
Carbon-60 fullerenes--cagelike molecules of 60 carbon atoms ([C.
The researchers, from the Jozef Stefan Institute and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland, grew the tubes by heating molybdenum disulfide powder with iodine and a catalyst, carbon-60, for about 3 weeks.
At Vanderbilt, Rosenthal and her colleagues are experimenting with blends of quantum dots and polymers to which they add carbon-60, or buckminsterfullerene, molecules--popularly known as buckyballs.