TITLE

Great balls of carbon

AUTHOR(S)
Baggott, Jim
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on fullerenes, the carbon molecule content of soot. Background on chemists' studies of fullerenes; Features of buckminsterfullerene; Possibility of the formation of buckminsterfullerene everytime a candle is lighted; Background on discovery of buckminsterfullerenes; Harold Kroto and David Walton at the University of Sussex's study on an interstellar molecule called cyanopolyynes.
ACCESSION #
10491199

 

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