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The Most Beautiful Molecule by  Hugh Aldersey-Williams - First British Edition - 1995 - from Ravenroost Books and Biblio.com

The Most Beautiful Molecule

by Aldersey-Williams, Hugh

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London: Aurum Press Ltd., 1995. 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.. First British Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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