Carborundum: Where did it come from? | Stuff of Genius

Although silicon carbide occurs in the natural world, it’s extremely rare. Tune in to learn how Edward Acheson got struck by inspiration and learned how to manufacture this substance, which he called carborundum.

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Carborundum: Where did it come from? | Stuff of Genius
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