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

From: allisonp <>
Date: Sat Jun 10 08:20:05 2000

>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.

I thought it was sulphur. Carbon black was added for light/uv resistance.

Received on Sat Jun 10 2000 - 08:20:05 BST

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