The engineers loved the cube and the Great Orthogonality Theorem. The irreducible representation of a cube is just like a

The answer is I = icosahedral = 6 five-fold axes => I(h)

*episode when they ponder what is going on with the rotating cube in space and radiation. The geodesic spheres just add another bit of thrills. Things like write the formula to show only sixty carbons are needed to make the 32 faces, and what point group does a buckyball belong too are great.***STAR TREK**
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The buckyball is the only molecule of a single atom to form a hollow spheroid, and it spins at over one hundred million times per second. According to John R.D. Copley, physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, "there are 174 ways that [the buckyball] can vibrate." http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Buckyball

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