Detection of C60 and C70 in a Young Planetary Nebula

@article{Cami2010DetectionOC,
  title={Detection of C60 and C70 in a Young Planetary Nebula},
  author={J. Cami and J. Bernard-Salas and E. Peeters and S. Malek},
  journal={Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={329},
  pages={1180 - 1182}
}
Cosmic Fullerenes Since the discovery of the buckminsterfullerene C60 in laboratory experiments, it has been speculated that fullerenes could form abundantly in carbon-rich evolved stars and, because of their stability, survive the harsh radiation field in the interstellar medium as a gas-phase species. Cami et al. (p. 1180; published online 22 July; see the Perspective by Ehrenfreund and Foing) have detected large amounts of fullerenes in a peculiar planetary nebula with an extremely hydrogen… Expand

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