FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | September 05, 2017
How rubber makes sports possible (video)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2017 — Sports balls of all varieties owe their resilience and reliability to an unusual polymer — one whose derivatives and spinoffs are everywhere you look, from cars to shoes to rocket fuel. Learn about rubber, the all-star’s best friend, in this new video from Reactions just in time for kickoff: https://youtu.be/n2zOdsxC_eo.
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