How rubber makes sports possible

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How rubber makes sports possible

Sports balls of all varieties owe their resilience and reliability to an unusual polymer — one whose derivatives and spinoffs are everywhere you look, from cars to shoes to rocket fuel.

Learn about rubber, the all-star’s best friend, in this new video from Reactions just in time for kickoff.

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