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Chance Discoveries: Safety Glass -- Chemistry Now


Chance Discoveries: Safety Glass

This "Chance Discovery" 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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