Groups and the Buckyball

  title={Groups and the Buckyball},
  author={Fan R. K. Chung and Bertram Kostant and Shlomo Sternberg},
The purpose of this article is to collect a number of remarkable group theoretical facts having to do with icosahedral symmetry. Some of these have been already applied to the discovery and identification of the new C60 carbon molecule, called the Buckminsterfullerene, or buckyball, for short, and we hope that other results described here will find… CONTINUE READING