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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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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.
A 240Atom Fullerene, and Related Polyhedra
The most wellknown fullerene has the shape of a truncated icosahedron, bestknown 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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Tagged allotrope, C240, carbon, chemistry, fullerene, geodesic, geometry, Mathematics, molecule, polyhedra, polyhedron, science, sphere
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Lifesaver (2010 painting)
acrylic on canvas, 2010; 16′ x 20′ before slight cropping of this image For more information about this molecule: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alprazolam