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Fullerene C60 in your hand
Fullerene C60 in motion

 
  • Arose students interest in Chemistry.
  • Chemistry is in our daily life.
  • Provide information to help students learning chemistry
 
 

Most of you have played football before. However, do you know the structure of a football?

In the World of Chemistry, there is a carbon molecule which is called Fullerene (or C60). It is made of 60 carbon atoms and its structure is same as a football!

Sir Harry Kroto discovered fullerence in 1985 and received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1996 for the discovery of C60.

 
 
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