SELECTED IDEAS OF BUCKMINSTER FULLER
ICOSAHEDRA: NATURE/VIRUS

The spherical virus's protein shells are all some type of geodesic structure & use the formula:
ten times the frequency squared plus two or [10(f^2)]+2

For Further Information See:

Viral Map staff Time p 71 9-23-85
The Structure of Viruses R W Horne Scientific American pp 48-56 Jan 1963
Virus Macromolecules & Geodesic Domes (by H M S Coxeter) Butcher, ed A Spectrum of Math pp 98-107 1971
The First Human Retrovirus R C Gallo Scientific American pp 89-90 Jan 1987
Symmetry in Virus Architecture Horne/Wildy Virology pp 348-73 vol 15, '65

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