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The Construction of a Zome Model of a 240-Atom Fullerene Molecule, In Seven Pictures

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A 240-Atom Fullerene, and Related Polyhedra

The most well-known fullerene has the shape of a truncated icosahedron, best-known outside the world of geometry as the “futbol” / “football” / “soccer ball” shape — twenty hexagons and twelve pentagons, all regular. The formula for this molecule is C60. … Continue reading

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