Buckminster Fuller facts for kids
Buckminster Fuller, 1972-3
July 12, 1895|
Milton, Massachusetts, United States
|Died||July 1, 1983
Los Angeles, United States
|Occupation||Designer, author, inventor|
Anne Hewlett (m. 1917)
|Children||2: Allegra Fuller Snyder and Alexandra who died in childhood|
Fuller published more than 30 books, inventing and popularizing terms such as "Spaceship Earth", and "Synergetics".
He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs. The best known of which is the geodesic dome. Carbon molecules known as fullerenes were later named by scientists for their resemblance to geodesic spheres.
Some of his books
- Nine chains to the Moon (1938)
- Untitled epic poem on the history of industrialization (1962)
- No more secondhand god and other writings (1963)
- What I have learned: a collection of 20 autobiograhical essays, Chapter "How little I know", (1968)
- Tetrascroll: Goldilocks and the three bears,: a cosmic fairy tale (1975)
- Synergetics 2: Further explorations in the geometry of thinking (1979) in collaboration with E.J. Applewhite
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