Buckminsterfullerene #18 Outline
Buckminsterfullerene is a form (allotrope) of carbon. Sixty carbon atoms are arranged in a sphere (actually at the vertices of a truncated icosahedron). Fullerenes have rather exotic properties and these hollow balls of carbon atoms are likely to have many uses.
Illustration ID: Bucky_18_Outline
Illustration size: 144.0 Mpixels (412 MB uncompressed) - 12000x12000 pixels (40.0x40.0 in / 101.6x101.6 cm at 300 ppi)