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What are fullerenes

Until 1985, the chemical element Carbon was only known to exist in two forms - diamond and graphite. This changed when physicists discovered an entirely new form of carbon - the fullerene molecule.

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Carbon Footprint

Site that explains the concept of an individual's 'carbon footprint' and describes ways in which you can reduce yours.

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Hyperphysics - Carbon Dating

Theory and appplications of carbon dating with good related links.

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Carbon Nanotubes and Buckyballs

A useful, straightforward introduction to carbon nanotubes and buckyballs, explaining what they are, how they work and what they're used for.

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How Carbon-14 Dating Works

A brief description of how Carbon-14 Dating works from

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Atom Builder

Fun little game that lets you build the components of a carbon atom.

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Hyperphysics - Radioactive Dating

Use of Carbon dating and description of isotopes, nuclear force etc with good links to more info

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Smart materials

Discover the secrets of materials and textiles including lycra, thinsulate, carbon fibres, kevlar, teflon and gore tex .

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Snow Formation

Phase diagrams for carbon dioxide showing the conditions under which a liquid phase can exist. This is part of a commercial site using CO1 as a cleaning agent.

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Don't Feel Bad About Getting an Christmas Tree

Find out how Christmas tree farms are helping to keep carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere

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