Stephanie Kwolek, the American chemist who invented Kevlar®, has passed away.
Countless lives have been saved using products made with Kevlar®, a superstrong fiber invented by Stephanie Kwolek. From bullet-resistant vests to brake pads, her efforts have made the world a safer place.
Written for the upper elementary reader, this title (and the others in the Genius Inventors and Their Great Ideas series) are available in library, paperback, and ebook formats, and can be purchased through your preferred vendor, local bookstores, enslow.com, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.
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Other inventors in the series are Philo T. Farnsworth, Stephanie Kwolek, Theodore Maiman, James Naismith, Les Paul, and Vivien Thomas. These 48-page books are great for those interested in inventors and how those ideas came about.