1953 CorningWare

The book of science

Tom Sharp

S. Donald Stookey materials science CorningWare


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Stookey’s first invention for Corning was Fotoform, a glass that could be chemically etched. Although Stookey discovered CorningWare accidentally, he followed the discovery with years of careful research. Other accidental discoveries include the electric battery, first asteroid, synthesis of urea, and penicillin.

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