Google dedicated its Google doodle today for Buckyball. One 'o' of Google converted into a "Buckyball" and the Google doodle informs that its 25th anniversary of Buckyball. Buckyball logo is spinning, today, on the Google search engine's homepage. In the mid of Google logo a yellow ball appears and then it turns into a Buckyball. Buckyball are also amazing desktoy which keeps you busy and entertained.
Go to the website Nerdum and you can know in details what are Buckyballs. The site states NASA's Spitzer Telescope has discovered, what astronomers call Buckyballs, in space for the first time.
"The Buckminsterfullerine molecule was first discovered 25 years ago by a group of scientists at Rice university, Texas, and named after the architect Richard Buckminster Fuller, noted for popularising the geodesic dome. A fullerine is any molecule made entirely of carbon."
Buckyballs, also called Fullerenes, are carbon molecules arranged in a spherical shape with geometric patterns similar to those found on soccer balls. Buckyballs and quantum dots are two nanotools useful in medicine. A Buckyball is a soccer ball-shaped molecule that's 1 nanometer wide. The Doctors could use Buckyballs and quantum dots in gene therapy to send genes into human cells.