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The Magic of Cubane!

  Cubane[1] Pentacyclo[4.2.0.02,5.03,8.04,7]octane CAS 277-10-1 Cubane (C8H8) is a synthetic hydrocarbon molecule that consists of eight carbon atoms arranged at the corners of a cube, with one hydrogen atom attached to each carbon atom. A solid crystalline substance, cubane is one of the Platonic hydrocarbons. It was first synthesized in 1964 by Philip Eaton, … Continue reading

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