Sep. 10, 2010
Twenty-five years ago this month, researchers first identified buckminsterfullerenes -- chemical structures shaped like tiny carbon soccer balls.
Sep. 25, 2009
How can educators make science more relevant, interesting, and teachable in the classroom?
Mar. 20, 2009
We'll talk with chemist Harry Kroto about his discovery of buckyballs in the 1980s, and about new nano applications today, such as buckypaper.
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