FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | November 10, 2014
Accidental discoveries that changed the world (video)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014 — Throughout the history of science, many major discoveries came accidentally. Sometimes they came from recognizing potential in an unexpected product or even a failed recipe’s waste. Other times, discovery came out of pure desperation from a seemingly dead-end experiment. This week, Reactions celebrates those happy accidents that ended up changing the world in the first episode of a new sub-series, “Legends of Chemistry.” Check out the video here: http://youtu.be/Xowen_a787Y.
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