DIY – Make Your Own Electric Motor With Buckyballs!

Electric Motor With BuckyballsElectric Motor With Buckyballs

If you are into science, you probably have heard the term Buckminsterfullerene. Buckminsterfullerene (or bucky-ball) is a spherical fullerene molecule with the formula C60. It has a cage-like fused-ring structure which resembles a football (soccer ball), made of twenty hexagons and twelve pentagons, with a carbon atom at each vertex of each polygon and a bond along each polygon edge.

DIY – Make Your Own Electric Motor With Buckyballs!

If you want to make this electric motor by yourself, all you need is a Duracell battery, some copper wire, a few strands of BuckyBalls, and a magnet from inside of a levitating pen.

1. Make pillars out of the BuckyBalls.
2. Place a battery between the pillars.
3. Place the magnet (from inside of a levitating pen) in the middle of the battery.
4. Create a coil with the enameled copper wire.
5. Place the coil between the two BuckyBall pillars.
6. Start your motor

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