Nature Physics Research Highlight: Know your onions

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Many viruses have icosahedral symmetry. So do certain 'carbon onions' — Russian doll-like arrangements of nested fullerenes. Pierre-Philippe Dechant and colleagues argue that viruses and carbon onions share the same formation principle: affine symmetry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244
Number of pages1
JournalNature Physics
Issue number244
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2014

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