News tagged with carbon molecules

C60 could form a new kind of gel

(PhysOrg.com) -- C60, the spherical carbon molecule also known as a buckminsterfullerene, has intrigued scientists for its unique properties and potential applications in nanotechnology and electronics. Now scient ...

Feb 17, 2011 weblog
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Chemists offer new hydrogen purification method

(PhysOrg.com) -- President Barack Obama's pursuit of energy independence promises to accelerate research and development for alternative energy sources -- solar, wind and geothermal power, biofuels, hydrogen ...

Feb 15, 2009
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German researchers take a look inside molecules

Looking at individual molecules through a microscope is part of nanotechnologists' everyday lives. However, it has so far been difficult to observe atomic structures inside organic molecules. In the renowned ...

Aug 20, 2010
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CHESS rocket to study birthplace of stars

Update - May 27, 2014: NASA successfully launched the Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph, or CHESS, payload aboard a Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket at 3:35 a.m. EDT on May 24 ...

May 28, 2014
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The infinitely small tackles counterfeiting

The University of Montreal chemist Richard Martel explores a vast world on a tiny scale. "There are more H2O molecules in a sip of water [≈1024] than there are seconds since the Big Bang [≈1018]," he s ...

Oct 16, 2013
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