Carbon 60 buckminsterfullerene discovery winning the nobel prize

Carbon 60, otherwise called c60 or fullerene 60, was first generated in 1985 by Harold Kroto, James R. Heath, Sean O'Brien, Robert Curl and Richard Smalley at Rice University.

In 1996 Kroto, Curl and Smalley have been rewarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their roles in the discovery of buckminsterfullerene, and the related fullerenes.


Carbon 60 olive oil best antioxidant buckminsterfullerene structure

The Buckminsterfullerene C60 charcoal molecule features a distinct form of carbon with 60 atoms resembling the structure of a football, hence the name Carbon 60 or in short C60.
C60 was officially named the buckminsterfullerene in memory of famous architect, author and designer Buckminster Fuller.

Carbon 60 gained much acclaim after a famous study by Fathi Moussa of Universite Paris Sud that was set out to explore the toxicity of Carbon 60. The research team did not find any toxicity of C60, but instead the rats that were treated with C60 enriched olive oil showed better immunity against illnesses and intense radiation.

The international research community became very interested in the further research of C60, because of the surprising outcome of the study: while the normal lifespan of rats ranges between 2-3 years, rats treated with C60 olive oil lived far over 5 years with the oldest rat being sacrificed to publish the study 6 years after it had started.  

Carbon 60 research showing longevity effects due to best antioxidant activity

By comparing rats that were treated with olive oil, a group of rats treated with C60 olive oil and a control group of rats that were given a normal diet Mr Moussa and his colleagues wanted to check for C60 side effects. 

Instead of finding and side effects of Carbon 60, they revealed that C60 is not only completely safe even in large doses and taken for extensive timespans, but the rats treated with C60 olive oil outlived the other groups considerably.

Read up on the longevity study, here


Carbon 60 olive oil best antioxidant buckminsterfullerene structure


This phenomenal result was based on the finding that Carbon 60 olive oil is an unprecedented source of antioxidants. The antioxidant activity of C60 is 172 times that of Vitamin C and therefore the best antioxidant ever to be discovered. 

To find out more about the benefits of antioxidants, check out the following study on Carbon 60 and its antioxidant activity:

Learn about the Antioxidant activity of C60



Naturally, many researchers started experimenting with Carbon 60 and the potential of this natural antioxidant. C60 has been tested in a wide range of applications and academic disciplines from improving cognitive functioning, increasing stamina, to even the reduction of wrinkles and acne.

Additionally, due to its antioxidant activity preventing oxidative stress, it has a significant therapeutic potential to help with any illnesses that are based on said oxidative stress such as:

  • arthritic pain
  • cancer
  • human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
and neurodegenerative disorders like:
  • Dementia
  • Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s
Currently, many research groups around the world are exploring Carbon 60 in the use to treat these illnesses.

It has also been proven that C60 Charcoal fullerene is able to cross the blood-brain barrier with a lot of customers reporting an increase in focus and the disappearance of a cloudy mind that a lot of people can relate to. 

Watch Keith Foster, an acclaimed expert on cancer and particularly on charcoal as well as Carbon 60, explain why C60 is a much wiser choice than activated charcoal.

Although activated charcoal is a great way to detoxify your body, it may be too harsh to use daily with C60 being the much better choice. As Carbon 60 charcoal is made from hardwood, the molecules are forming the special geodesic structure of the buckminsterfullerene. 


Carbon 60 olive oil testimonial by Joe Nieusma

“This product will provide a noticeable difference in everyday aches and pains from daily life as well as improve energy, stamina, vision and mental acuity.  Over time one may even see the smoothing of wrinkles in the skin and a return of the spring in your step.  Give it a try!” 

- Toxicologist Doctor Joe Nieusma




Here are Dr Max Champie and Dr Phil Catalano in their interview with Sarah Westall.

Mr Champie and Mr Catalano are both accredited scientists, who have been working on top-secret NASA projects and have now been studying Carbon 60 for many years.



 This study has been successfully repeated on mice:

Learn about the longevity effects on Mice

Additional studies on potential toxicity have been conducted, which reaffirmed the beneficial effects of Carbon 60 with no toxicity found:

Read Further Proof of Beneficial effects of C60


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