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Under the Microscope: Graphite

8 Apr 2019

Pencils do not contain any lead, and they never did! The mistake in terminology can be traced back to the ancient Romans who drew lines on papyrus using pieces of actual lead, all the while not...

Pencils never contained lead.

22 Feb 2017

This may come as a shock to some people but lead pencils do not contain any lead.  Never did.

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