Important Innovations Collection: NASA Spots Electric Soccer Balls in Space

NASA Spots Electric Soccer Balls in Space

Source:  NASA/JPL - CALTECH

Tiny Carbon Buckyballs
The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered electrically charged carbon molecules shaped like soccer balls in interstellar space.  They're called buckyballs and are an important discovery.  According to NASA they shed light on the formation of stars and planets and provide a greater understanding of the gas and dust that compose the atmosphere of interstellar space.  For more details go to
Important Innovations Collection: NASA Spots Electric Soccer Balls in Space: Tiny, Carbon Buckyballs that Start Stars & Planets Source:  NASA/JPL - CALTECH Interstellar Presence The Hubble Space Telescope ...

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