Accidental Discoveries That Changed The World

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Reactions Science Videos | November 10, 2014

Throughout the history of science, many major discoveries came accidentally. Sometimes they came from recognizing potential in an unexpected product or waste. Other times, discovery came out of pure desperation from a seemingly dead-end experiment. Here are some of those happy accidents that ended up changing the world. Special thanks to the Chemical Heritage Foundation for their help on this episode! Chech out their website at: https://www.chemheritage.org/.

 

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