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National Science Foundation

Chemistry Now: Chance Discoveries: Safety Glass

Chance Discoveries: Safety Glass--This video, part of a series on "Chance Discoveries" in chemistry, tells of the lab accident in 1903 that led to the development of the first safety glass -- just as the first automobiles were being produced. Safety glass revolutionized the manufacturing of car windshields, preventing countless injuries and fatalities in automobile accidents.

Credit: NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF)


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