R. Buckminster Fuller

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United States architect who invented the geodesic dome (1895-1983)

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The Nobel prize was awarded in 1996 to their discoverers, who had formally named the molecule buckminsterfullerene for its resemblance to the geodesic domes of architect R.
The 24-foot, monohex, geodesic Fly's Eye Dome - patented in 1965 by R.
The molecule is called ``buckminsterfullerene,'' after architect R.
The researchers dubbed the molecule buckminsterfullerene for its resemblance to the domes designed by architect R.
Researchers now refer to these and related hypothetical molecules as "fullerenes" for their resemblane to the geodesic structures popularized by the engineer and designer R.
What a perfect scene for a gathering of Bruno Taut, Wenzel Hablik, Yona Friedman, R.
WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A commemorative postage stamp honoring the legendary American inventor, architect, engineer, designer, geometrician, cartographer and philosopher R.
Most famous of the fullerenes is buckminsterfullerene, a 60-carbon, soccer-ball-shaped molecule whose interlocking hexagonal and pentagonal facets resemble the geodesic domes designed by engineering visionary R.