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Stopping Bullets with a Thread

Stephanie Kwolek and Her Incredible Invention

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Perseverance, ingenuity, and a keen eye were all that chemist Stephanie Kwolek needed to discover a new family of synthetic fibers, one of which was the incredibly strong Kevlar compound. Author Edwin Brit Wyckoff tells the tale of Kwoleks life from her youth during the Great Depression to her groundbreaking discovery at DuPont. The results of her efforts have led to the production of many products that use Kevlar, including body armor that has saved countless lives.
Release date Australia
March 1st, 2008
Contributor
Contributions by Edwin Brit Wyckoff
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Enslow Elementary
Pages
32
Dimensions
191x229x8
ISBN-13
9780766028500
Product ID
3798257

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