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Where did R Buckminster Fuller grow up?
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What are the ratings and certificates for Critical Path R- Buckminster Fuller - 2004?
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What are the release dates for Critical Path R- Buckminster Fuller - 2004?
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How are frank Lloyd wright and r buckminster fuller different?
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How is Frank Lloyd Wright and R. Buckminster Fuller alike?
Show a pictures of a sphere made by triangle shape pieces?
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What are some quotes about recycling?
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What brought fame to R. Buckminster Fuller?
R. Buckminster Fuller was the creator of the geodesic dome. These domes were often more than a hemisphere, sometimes a full sphere. The traditional way of making these was with ribs going vertically up to the top center and stringers in horizontal circles, rather like the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude on the earth's surface. Fuller's domes were made from a series of polygons joined along their edges, resulting in a lighter construction. He has since become even more famous for something he didn't do. Chemists who were playing with carbon - carbon combinations theorised that carbon might be made to form molecules containing many carbon atoms and nothing else. One such was already well known, diamond. What was interesting about the new compounds was that some of the possibilities would be hollow. The first of these proposals was for a hollow sphere; the structural diagram looked very like two geodesic domes stuck together to make a structure with holes all over its surface and a large void inside. The resemblance to one of the geodesic buildings designed by buckminster fuller was so striking that when the compound was eventually synthesised, it was named Buckminster Fullerene. They are now colloquially known as bucky-balls. The strange outcome of all this is that Fuller has repeatedly been credited in print as the discoverer of Buckminster Fullerene. Even when it is pointed out that he was in fact an architect, not a chemist, writers are undeterred.
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Who designed the first Geodesic Dome?
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Who is credited with designing the first geodesic dome?
Was R Buckminster Fuller a Republican or a Democrat?
He was a Unitarian. Makes you think, huh? Fuller was an environmentalist who believed that man could make a positive change in the environment by not doing bad things to the environment, but more importantly by doing good things in harmony with the environment. In Fuller's time environmentalism as a function of government was a Republican ideal. Today it is a Democratic ideal. Politics is slippery over the vast reaches of time.
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Looking for the Quote by R Bucky Fuller stating that there is enough money on earth already for everyone to be a millionaire several times over?
"Technologically we now have [six billion billionaires] on Spaceship Earth who are entirely unaware of their good fortune. Unbeknownst to [us our] legacy is being held in probate by general ignorance, fear, selfishness, and a myriad of paralyzing professional, licensing, zoning, building laws and the like, as bureaucratically maintained by the incumbent power structures." - R. Buckminster Fuller, Critical Path
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What is the Lyrics from jingle I don't want to grow up I am?
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What has the author Robert R Potter written?
Robert R. Potter has written: 'The reading road to writing, book 5' 'Language workshop' 'Buckminster Fuller' -- subject(s): Juvenile literature, Architects, Biography, Inventors 'Stories Beyond Time and Space (Globe Reader's Collection)' 'A better reading workshop' 'Myths and folk tales around the world' 'The reading road to writing, book 4' 'Making sense' -- subject(s): Semantics, English language