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buckyball

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Ode to Buckyballs, on the day of their demise

Oh Buckyballs, my Buckyballs. The addictive magnetic desk toy succumbs to government pressure and resigns itself to life as a cherished relic of the past.

By October 31, 2012

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Score! NASA spots soccer-ball shape buckyballs in space

The Spitzer infrared telescope discovers solid buckyballs in space for the first time, giving astronomers clues into the nature of matter in deep space.

By February 23, 2012

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Curiosity rover finds mysterious shiny object on Mars

The Mars rover's discovery of a strange bright object gives us a chance to speculate wildly about the shiny thing's origins.

By October 9, 2012

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Last-minute stocking stuffer: 2 sets of Buckyballs for $29.99, 2-day shipping

This fantastic magnet toy usually runs $29.99 for one set, so it's like BOGO. Plus, it includes 2-day shipping, so you'll have them in time for...you know.

By December 22, 2010

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Five-deal Friday: A 46-inch HDTV for $299.99, and more!

Also on tap: A Roku box, tangle-resistant earbuds, a Vizio sound bar, and some generic Buckyballs.

By July 27, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 939: Blue Brain and buckyballs

While Twitter has announced a sort of a business plan, President Obama is ripping off Digg for an Internet town hall meeting, and Windows 7 may be getting a release candidate in May, we really don't care. Because we have some hardcore physics stories about buckyballs and hardware neuron simulators.

By March 26, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud 939: Blue Brain and buckyballs

While Twitter has announced a sort of a business plan, and President Obama is ripping off Digg for an Internet town hall meeting, and Windows 7 may be getting a release candidate in May, we really don't care. Because we have some hardcore science stories.

By March 26, 2009

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New Google Doodle: Mystery of search giant's bouncing balls

Google has changed its logo on localised versions of its home page, including that of the UK, into a flurry of coloured balls. But why?

By September 7, 2010

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At Google, doodling is real work

There's a whole team behind the special Google logos that mark holidays, big events, and VIP birthdays. CNET's Daniel Terdiman witnesses the Doodlers in process.

By September 6, 2010

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Can buckyballs store hydrogen?

Soccer-ball looking molecules can store hydrogen tightly in their centers. Could this finally make hydrogen cheap to store?

By March 20, 2008