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Spotted in Cosmic Dust
Jul 23, 2010 2:28 AM CDT
Carbon Spaceballs Spotted in Cosmic Dust
Telescope discovers giant 'buckyball' molecules
- A type of carbon only seen before in Earth laboratories has been spotted in a cloud of cosmic dust by NASA's Spitzer telescope. "Buckyballs"—soccer ball-shaped molecules made up of 60 carbon atoms—are the largest molecules ever seen in space. Buckyballs have been made in labs by...
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