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Sir Harry Kroto & Buckminsterfullerene
Over the weekend, the news of Sir Harry Kroto's passing filtered slowly through the internet. Perhaps the best summary of his life and achievements was already written by Kroto himself, so here we take a brief look at his most acclaimed discovery: that of the amusingly named form of carbon, buckminsterfullerene. Buckminsterfullerene is an allotrope, or form,