NASA Telescope Finds Elusive Buckyballs In Space For First Time

July 22 – Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered carbon molecules, known as “buckyballs,” in space for the first time. Buckyballs are soccer-ball-shaped molecules that were first observed in a laboratory 25 years ago.
http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2010/jul/HQ_10-174_Buckyballs.html

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