Carbon And 007: Both Of Them Bond, Both Of Them Frisky

 via Krulwich Wonders (an NPR Sciencey Blog):

Science writer Natalie Angier, referring to the impeccable British spy (“The name is Bond, James Bond”) of 20-odd films, says, “There is more than one way of being a Bond. You have your suave, supple, cat-like bond, your stiff-shanked bond, your uncommitted, barely there bond,” and carbon has been bonding every which way for billions of years. Everywhere you look, you will find carbon snuggling with other atoms.


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