On this day – British Author J.K. Rowling born on July 31 in 1965

Joanne Rowling was born on July 31, 1965, in Yate, England. She is the creator of the ‘Harry Potter’ fantasy series, which is one of the most popular book and film franchises in history. The Harry Potter series sparked great enthusiasm among children and was credited with generating a new interest in reading. Film versionsContinue reading “On this day – British Author J.K. Rowling born on July 31 in 1965”

On this day – American inventor Charles Goodyear died on July 01 in 1860

  The inventor of vulcanized rubber, a baked mixture of rubber and sulphur by which rubber acquires certain qualities like strength, elasticity, and resistance to solvents, and to render it impervious to moderate heat and cold. In terms of Chemistry the process involves the formation of cross-linkages between the polymer chains of rubber molecules. TheContinue reading “On this day – American inventor Charles Goodyear died on July 01 in 1860”

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