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  Re: Pentafoil Molecule  
From: Tor Olav Kristensen
Date: 14 Nov 2011 01:05:00
"Robert McGregor" <rob### [at] mcgregorfineartcom> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I was recently asked, by research chemists at the University of Edinburgh (and
> their colleagues in Finland), to produce this rendering of their latest chemical
> marvel: the world's first designer molecule in the shape of a pentafoil knot.
> Their paper was published this week in the prestigious scientific journal Nature
> Chemistry, and this rendering was meant to be the magazine's cover shot.
> Unfortunately the magazine's art department had other ideas and this didn't make
> the cover after all. But, it did make it into New Scientist magazine as part of
> their interesting online (and hardcopy print) article:
>
>
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21132-single-molecule-ties-itself-into-famous-knot.html
>
> The university is also making large format prints of my render to showcase the
> molecule around campus and at various scientific conferences.
>
> Cheers,
> Rob
> -------------------------------------------------
> www.McGregorFineArt.com

Interesting. Good idea to use a HDR-probe with the metal texture.

I too had a little go at that molecule...

--
Tor Olav
http://subcube.com


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