Buckyballs and Nobel Prizes

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I am not smart enough to get Basic Chem, let alone to comprehend chemistry at the Nobel-Prize-winning level. But I really did try today to see if I could figure out why quasicrystals are cool. The best result of my search was this video using the spherical, rare-earth magnets that are my favorite plaything to illustrate what an icosahedron looks like.

Buckyballs and Nobel Prizes

Updated