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The chemistry of the World Cup

The chemistry of the World Cup
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The 2018 World Cup kicks off today! Here’s some of the chemistry you can look out for over the next month; polymers make up the ball and the shirts, and chemistry also has a part to play in the vanishing spray that referees will be using during the games. 

There’s more on the chemistry behind football shirts and the World Cup ball here.

 

 

 

 

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