Jun 072022

The origami buckyball is the representation of the Buckminster Fullerene molecule – a stable form of carbon. The other 2 are, of course, diamond and graphite. Some interesting facts about the buckyball: The buckyball family is an allotrope (different forms of an element – here, carbon) of carbon, very different from diamond and graphite. The buckyball is made from 60 atoms of carbon (C60) The shape resembles a football – 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons [Continued..]