Thursday, 24 February 2011

Pondering plastic

For this week's exciting Royal Society of Chemistry podcast I'm pondering plastic - to be precise, Bakelite, the first of the truly artificial plastics and a one time favourite with everyone from jewelery makers to phone manufacturers. No one who was around in the 60s could forget the feel of those old phones. It's somehow wonderfully period, is Bakelite.

Take a listen!

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