The Most Beautiful Molecule

The Most Beautiful Molecule

By: Aldersey-Williams, Hugh

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8vo. ix. 340 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean and unmarked. The inside story of the remarkable discovery of Buckminsterfullerene, carbon-60. Written to delight and inform the layperson and scientist alike. Chapters: Introduction, Prologue-The Dome of Discovery, 1. Making Molecules, 2. September 1985, 3. The Search for the Yellow Vial, 4. On Symmetry and the Sexagesimal, 5. The Fuller View, 6. The Chemical Senses, 7. The Chemist-stylites, 8. September 1990, 9. The Peak Perfection, 10. "My Lords, What Does It Do?", 11. The Molecular Architects, Epilogue: Spot the Ball, Notes and References, Index. ISBN 1854103032. #1015.

Title: The Most Beautiful Molecule

Author: Aldersey-Williams, Hugh

Categories: Science and Medicine, Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books, COMPLETE CATALOG,

Edition: First British Edition

Publisher: London, Aurum Press Ltd., 1995

ISBN: 1854103032

ISBN 13: 9781854103031

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 1015

Keywords: Chemistry, Science, History of Science, Organic Chemistry, Bucky Balls, Buckminsterfullerene, Buckminster Fuller, Fullerene, Geodesic Dome, Carbon-60, Hugh Aldersey Williams, Scientists, Biography, Non-Fiction, Reference, Nobel Prize, Aldersel-Williams,