Essays Tagged: "Wallace Carothers"

Wallace Hume Carothers - Term Paper

Wallace Hume Carothers (1896-1937)        This is an essay about Wallace Carothers ... om the loss, and in April of that year he committed suicide through poison.        Wallace Carothers was the oldest of four siblings, two sons and two daughters. Isobel Carothers, hi ... ll four children began their higher education at Capital City. After high school the shy and quiet Wallace Carothers enrolled at his father's college to learn shorthand and bookkeeping. Wallace was ...

(13 pages) 66 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


nt opportunities and job improvements throughout the years.A team of DuPont researchers, led by Dr. Wallace Hume Carothers, invented the first synthetic material, nylon, in 1934 (Adams 21). They were ...

(2 pages) 1029 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The History of Nylon

In 1931, American chemist Wallace Carothers carried out research for the DuPont Company on giant molecules called polymers. He ...

(1 pages) 3225 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics