View Full Version : Buckyballs… Throwing Astronomers A Curve

2011-Mar-06, 08:20 PM
When I first heard about buckyballs a couple of decades ago, I had nothing but the deepest respect for anyone who understood abstract ideas like string theory and branes. After all, how often were you likely to discuss Buckminster fullerenes with a contemporary while standing in the laundry detergent aisle of your local grocery store? [...]

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