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The making of graphene

by Joaquin Fernandez Rossier
The making of graphene
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 1 year ago | 537 views
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Description of chemical vapour deposition to make large area graphene samples

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Fixated on nitrogen 00:16:00

Fixated on Nitrogen

by Jeffery Leigh
Fixated on Nitrogen
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 651 views
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Sussex University has always supported unusual, interdisciplinary and innovative faculties. A good example of this was the Nitrogen Fixation Centre. Jeff Leigh was part of this exceptional work who's aim was to discover how nature uses nitrogen to cr....

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Is Chemistry so difficult? 01:05:00

Is chemistry really so difficult?

by Andrea Sella
Is chemistry really so difficult?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 503 views
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Chemistry has progressed in a way few outsiders appreciate. It underpins many other sciences; from genomics and molecular biology, food and sports science, through to cosmology and planetary science. Why hasn't the public impression of chemistry evol....

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Factors Affecting Magnetic and Electric Order in Perovskite-Like Metal-Organic Frameworks

by Nandita Abhyankar
Factors Affecting Magnetic and Electric Order in Perovskite-Like Metal-Organic Frameworks
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 674 views
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Avogadro’s Number

by Nandita Abhyankar
Avogadro’s Number
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 836 views
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C60-Buckminsterfullerene 00:32:00

C60-Buckminsterfullerene: Not just a Pretty Molecule

by Harry Kroto
C60-Buckminsterfullerene: Not just a Pretty Molecule
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 979 views
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Amongst the Nobel Laureates lecturing in Lindau, Sir Harold Kroto would probably earn the award for the most unusual and characteristic way of presenting. This lecture, which is the first he ever gave in Lindau, is no exception. Kroto`s way of presen....

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Silicon-Based Life 00:06:00

Silicon-Based Life

by Bart Pratt
Silicon-Based Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 980 views
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This short piece asks some intriguing questions.

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Electronic Properties of BC3 Atomic Sheet and Ribbon Structures 00:06:00

Electronic Properties of BC3 Atomic Sheet and Ribbon Structures

by Sudipta Dutta
Electronic Properties of BC3 Atomic Sheet and Ribbon Structures
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1577 views
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BC3 is a honeycomb lattice which has some novel electronic properties.

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Hare - CO2 greenhouse gas experiment 00:01:00

A Greenhouse-Gas Experiment

by Jonathan Hare
A Greenhouse-Gas Experiment
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1179 views
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A laboratory demonstration of Carbon Dioxide's effect of global warming.

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Hare - Carbon 9 - Graphene 00:04:00

Graphene – part of the Carbon revolution.

by Jonathan Hare
Graphene – part of the Carbon revolution.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 908 views
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Some intimate details of this novel new material.

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Hare - Carbon 8 - C28 00:08:00

Fullerene C28

by Jonathan Hare
Fullerene C28
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2083 views
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Jonathan describes a smaller 'buckyball' with its inherent differences from C60.

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Hare - Carbon 5 - Fullerene Maths 00:08:00

Fullerene maths

by Jonathan Hare
Fullerene maths
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1624 views
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How the structures of fullerene molecules obey the rules of mathematics discovered long ago by Euler.

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Hare - Carbon 7 - Nanotubes 00:07:00

Carbon nanotubes

by Jonathan Hare
Carbon nanotubes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1183 views
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Some of the subtleties of the structures found in carbon nanotubes.

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Hare - Carbon 6 C60 Chemistry 00:06:00

Chemistry of C60

by Jonathan Hare
Chemistry of C60
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 910 views
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Jonathan Hare describes the novel chemistry of the C60 molecule.

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Hare - Carbon 1 00:07:00

The Carbon Revolution 1 – many forms

by Jonathan Hare
The Carbon Revolution 1 – many forms
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 4359 views
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The differences in the structures and properties of the various allotropes of carbon are clearly explained.

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Hare - Longboard chemistry 00:06:00

Longboard chemistry

by Jonathan Hare
Longboard chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1370 views
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How the production of new polymers has made long- and skate-boarding possible.

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Hare Nanotubes 00:04:00

C60 and Nanotubes

by Jonathan Hare
C60 and Nanotubes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1153 views
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Jonathan shows how a sheet of graphite (hexagons) can be modified to make closed cages and tubes.  In real life the smallest of these tubes are only 1/100,000,000 meter in diameter - a nanometer (nm) - hence they are called nanotubes.  Depending on....

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Jess Higgins 00:08:00

Organometallic uranium chemistry: small molecule activation

by Jessica Higgins
Organometallic uranium chemistry: small molecule activation
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 3347 views
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Jess gives a lively account of her work which involves the study of how uranium organ-metallics can catalyse unusual and useful reactions.  She is a PhD student at the University of Sussex, UK.

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Incendiary science: fireworks at the Royal Society 01:01:00

Incendiary science: fireworks at the Royal Society

by Simon Werrett
Incendiary science: fireworks at the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 460 views
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In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, fireworks offered some intriguing possibilities for scientific research among the experimental philosophers of the Royal Society. What was the nature of fire? How did combustion work? Why did gunpowder exp....

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Making the tiniest machines 00:59:00

Making the tiniest machines

by David Leigh
Making the tiniest machines
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 774 views
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Over the past few years some of the first examples of synthetic molecular level machines and motors Ñ all be they primitive by biological standards Ñhave been developed. These molecules respond to light, chemical and electrical stimuli, inducing mo....

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Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox

by Jeremy Spencer
Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 930 views
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Start at 15:00 minutes.  Dr Jeremy Spencer examines the role of flavonoid-rich foods which have been shown to promote a healthy heart and improve our mind and mood.

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Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress

by Bassam Shakhashiri
Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1399 views
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Basic research in science has greatly increased our understanding of nature, expanded frontiers of inquiry, shown us how little we know, triggered creative waves of invention and innovation, and prompted technological breakthroughs that were inconcei....

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From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry

by James Clark
From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1370 views
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The world faces the fundamental problems of increasing waste and decreasing resources as it tries to cope with the increasing consumption of a growing population.  It is clear that these challenges can only be met through a fundamentally different a....

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What’s in my stuff?

by Hywel Jones
What’s in my stuff?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 865 views
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Sustainability is not just about carbon or carbon dioxide, it is also about the sustainable use of the planet's finite mineral and material resources. The availability, affordability and sustainable of supply of a number of important chemical element....

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Harnessing the light fantastic

by Nick Terrill
Harnessing the light fantastic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 816 views
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Professor Nick Terrill, principal beamline scientist at Diamond Light Source, explains how intense light produced at the UK's national synchrotron science facility in Oxfordshire is being used to examine colour changing polymers and research the next....

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Chemistry and Captain Scott’s 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic

by Derek Craston
Chemistry and Captain Scott’s 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 991 views
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Dr Derek Craston, the UK Government Chemist, reveals how Captain Scott's preparations for his 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic included a personal request to the Government Chemist to analyse his planned food supplies. Tellingly, the resea....

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The quest for a clean drink

by Phil Souter
The quest for a clean drink
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 764 views
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Phil Souter, scientist at Procter & Gamble, discusses the challenges faced in making potential water sources (such as lakes, ponds, wells, flood water) drinkable using chemical technology. During the lecture he will touch upon the impact of unsaf....

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Why Transforming Cities?

by AbuBakr Bahaj
Why Transforming Cities?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 797 views
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Start at 35 minutes.  Professor AbuBakr Bahaj, Professor of Sustainable Energy at the University of Southampton, talks about the importance of planning cities and the potential of reducing their impact on the environment and resources.

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Future Cities

by Richard Miller
Future Cities
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 740 views
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Dr Richard Miller, Head of Sustainability at the UK's Technology Strategy Board, speaks about the problems we are facing in our cities and current ways in which these are being addressed.  He gives examples of how chemists and small-medium sized ent....

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Watts New with Clean Energy? Batteries Included

by Saiful Islam
Watts New with Clean Energy? Batteries Included
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 856 views
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This talk shows how scientists use structural and modelling techniques to help understand the fascinating properties of crystalline materials.

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A medicine cabinet in your garden?

by Monique Simmonds
A medicine cabinet in your garden?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1091 views
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Professor Monique Simmonds talks about the use of plants and fungi as sources of sustainably harvested medicines

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Making Sense of Scents

by Various Presenters
Making Sense of Scents
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1030 views
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A panel of experts discussed the powerful effects that fragrances have on enhancing lives, rehabilitation and triggering reactions and memories.

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RS LIddle 00:26:00

The wonders of chemistry

by Steve Liddle
The wonders of chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 968 views
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Chemistry is central to everything you do in your life. So much so, that we take it for granted and often forget about it. This talk, through a series of short demonstrations aims to convey the major themes that underpin the wonder of chemistry.

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RS Sumner 00:43:00

‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800

by James Sumner
‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1277 views
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Eighteenth-century chemists could gain useful income and patronage as advisors to industry – and some of the wealthiest and most influential industrialists were brewers. Making chemical knowledge credible to this audience, however, was not always e....

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Geosciences 00:05:00

Why Geosciences?

by Steve Banwart
Why Geosciences?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 840 views
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Catalytic Clothing

by Tony Ryan
Catalytic Clothing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1590 views
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When science meets fashion exciting things happen. Unlikely collaborators designer Helen Storey MBE and scientist Tony Ryan OBE have teamed up for Catalytic Clothing - a radical project that endeavours to clean the air we breathe through the clothes ....

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nanotech_530 00:26:00

Nano-technology and life

by Harry Kroto
Nano-technology and life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1116 views
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Marshall 00:44:00

FT-ICR. The Key to Unlocking Nature’s Isotopic Zoo

by Alan Marshall
FT-ICR. The Key to Unlocking Nature’s Isotopic Zoo
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1119 views
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Alan G. Marshall, Florida State University's 2006-2007 Lawton Professor, will speak on 'Reading Chemical 'Fine Print': The Key to Unlocking Nature's Isotopic Zoo' as he delivers the Tenth Annual Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Lecture.'Natur....

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Stadius 00:17:00

The Red Tide

by Courtney Stadius
The Red Tide
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 804 views
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The chemical reactions that cause 'red tide', as well as the effect of the chemical processes.

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Nicoloso 00:09:00

The History of Nitrous Oxide

by Gina Nicoloso
The History of Nitrous Oxide
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1255 views
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A look at the interesting history of nitrous oxide

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Meyer 00:12:00

The Chemistry of Gasoline

by Anna Meyer
The Chemistry of Gasoline
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2830 views
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Explaining the chemistry behind gasoline. Also given is an explanation of ethanol, an alternative fuel.

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Green Chemistry – an overview

by Julie Bowditch
Green Chemistry – an overview
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1018 views
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A general overview and a brief history of the green movement.

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Serniak 00:12:00

Carbon Sequestration

by Kyle Serniak
Carbon Sequestration
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1424 views
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Why is carbon sequestration so important?

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Green Chemistry

by Rachael Dean
Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1041 views
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Green chemistry

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Johnston 00:10:00

Chemi- and bio-luminescence

by Sarah Johnston
Chemi- and bio-luminescence
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 789 views
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Chemiluminescence and bioluminescence. General chemistry explained and examples such as fireflies, Wintergreen mints, etc. are introduced

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Lopez v 00:12:00

Fuel cells and their efficiency

by Victoria Lopez
Fuel cells and their efficiency
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 764 views
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An examination of the usefulness of fuel cells

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Nielsen 00:11:00

Bio-fuels and solar energy

by Alexis Nielsen
Bio-fuels and solar energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 948 views
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A comparison of bio-fuels and solar energy. Examples include algae-based oil and solar panels.

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Nanotechnology - Use and misuse 00:06:00

Nanotechnology: Use and misuse

by Harry Kroto
Nanotechnology: Use and misuse
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2468 views
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Sir Harry Kroto won the Nobel Prize for discovering the soccer-ball-shaped fullerenes, strangely-structured carbon molecules also known as buckyballs. These molecules led to the development of carbon nanotubes and the burgeoning field of nanoscience.....

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