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The C320 Fullerene Polyhedron
The duals of the geodesic domes are polyhedra with hexagonal and pentagonal faces. This particular one has 320 vertices, with those vertices representing carbon atoms. Here is C320 as a polyhedron. The next image shows this molecule as a ballandstick … Continue reading
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Tagged 320, c, C320, carbon, chemistry, fullerene, geometry, Mathematics, molecular, molecule, polyhedra, polyhedron, science
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The Construction of a Zome Model of a 240Atom Fullerene Molecule, In Seven Pictures
You can buy your own Zome at http://www.zometool.com.
A Fullerene Molecule with 320 Carbon Atoms
I created this image using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, which is available here.
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Tagged buckyball, carbon, chemistry, fullerene, science
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An EightyAtom Fullerene Molecule
The fullerene molecule that gets the most attention is C60, so I’m giving C80 a little bit of the spotlight, for balance. I made this using polyhedral modeling software called Stella 4d; you can try it for yourself at this website.
Have you noticed what silver’s been doing lately? The price of silver is literally on fire!
Because of the price of silver being literally on fire, they will not be buying and selling troy ounces of metallic silver when the markets open in New York tomorrow morning. Instead, they will be selling “oxide ounces” of silver … Continue reading
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Tagged bubble, chemistry, fake news, Fiction, fire, Humor, investment, joke, life, literal, literally, literally on fire, Mathematics, news, on fire, ounce, Satire, satirical, science, silliness, silly, silver, silver oxide, troy ounce
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A Tour of the Periodic Table of the Elements, Part 1
In this, and the some upcoming posts, I’ll be showing you various collections of elements on the horizontallyextended version of the periodic table — one that includes the fblock elements in their proper place, rather than relegating them to two … Continue reading
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Tagged chart, chemistry, elements, periodic table, periodic table of the elements, science
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