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Most Beautiful Molecule The Discovery of the Buckyball

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ISBN-10: 047119333X

ISBN-13: 9780471193333

Edition: 1995

Authors: Hugh Aldersey-Williams

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The Most Beautiful Molecule "The molecule, buckminsterfullerene, is beautiful physically and intellectually. Its qualities, and even some of its properties, can be appreciated instantly and intuitively by nonscientists. Its uniqueness is bound to lead to novel applications-superconductivity is the leading contender at the moment." "The commercial potential of buckminsterfullerene has heightened the excitement and controversy in recent years, while the exact nature of the discovery process in 1985 has been the subject of a heated feud between the British and American scientists involved."-Hugh Aldersey-Williams Ten years ago, the discovery of buckminsterfullerene, a previously…    
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/21/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Making Molecules
September 1985
The Search for the Yellow Vial
On Symmetry and the Sexagesimal
The Fuller View
The Chemical Senses
The Chemist-Stylites
September 1990
The Peak of Perfection
"My Lords, What Does It Do?"
The Molecular Architects
Epilogue: Spot the Ball
Notes and References