Carbon60 in the news

Carbon60 in the news
Alys Frankland

Carbon60 in the news

Carbon60 namestake the buckminsterfullerene (buckyball) in the news.

Great to see our namesake, the Buckminsterfullerene, hitting the news this week. Also known as a “buckyball” it is a molecule made up of 60 carbon atoms; hence the name Carbon60.

These molecules form a hollow ball made of 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons with each carbon atom having three bonds.

These bonds represent the fundamental people that make the recruitment journey a success:

  1. Our consultants
  2. The jobseeker
  3. The end client

First discovered in 1990 these were created in a laboratory where scientists discovered buckyballs could bounce, return to their original shape if squeezed, and spin at amazingly high speeds.

Still a mystery, the buckminsterfullerene is in the news today as scientists have discovered these molecules occur naturally in space and appear among the stars, which was previously unknown.

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