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Great Inventors: Charles Goodyear - Episode 205

How cool would it be to come up with an invention that is so important that someone ends up naming their company after you? That's exactly what happened with the great inventor we are looking into in this episode, Charles Goodyear. Yup, he didn't start Goodyear what-so-ever!! But his invention of vulcanization was so crazy important that Frank Seiberling started the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company using the Goodyear name. Join us for a quick chat about the life of Charles Goodyear, how he came up with vulcanization, and more!