In defense of NASA: was Re: Wirin' up blinkenlights

From: Carlos Murillo <>
Date: Sat Jun 10 01:16:49 2000

At 10:33 PM 6/9/00 -0700, you wrote:
>And don't overlook one Charles Goodyear. If he had not accidentally
>dropped a sample of latex laced with carbon black on a hot stove, we
>might still be on wooden wheels with iron treads.
> - don

Am I missing something? Isn't S+heat what is actually required
for latex vulcanization? Or was that a particularly sulphur-rich

Received on Sat Jun 10 2000 - 01:16:49 BST

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