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buckyballs

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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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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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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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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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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

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Polar magnet pen suffers health and safety setbacks

Shipping on the Kickstarter-funded, magnet-barrelled Polar Pen has been delayed by Health Canada, which has classified the pen as a "dangerous magnet set".

By November 27, 2013

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Magnetic Nanoport links phones to accessories, cars, each other

Nano Magnetics thinks smartphone makers will like a magnetic connection technology that will let customers attach speakers, chargers, or storage devices to their phones.

By January 7, 2014

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Interchangeable clothing uses magnets to switch up the style

Accent your magnetic personality with a magnetic wardrobe full of clothes with magnetic closures, interchangeable collars, and removable hoods.

By November 26, 2012

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This week in Crave: The bright and shiny edition

Hurricane Sandy left many in the dark this week, but stories about a solar-powered South African school, and a lower-leg amputee set to make a big climb, brought some light.

By November 3, 2012