Silly Puddy Bethany Finch
Who discovered it? • The creator of silly putty is James Wright. He came upon this material by mixing silicone oil with boric acid.
When was it discovered? • Silly putty was discovered in General Electrics, New Haven, Connecticut Lab in 1943.
How was it made? • Silly putting was made by mixing silicone oil with boric acid. The compound acted very much like rubber but could stretch.
Interesting fact • An interesting fact is that silly putty was made by accident during an attempt to make synthetic rubber.
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