November 6, 2020: Who invented paper in 105 CE?

Answer: Cai Lun (also written as Ts’ai Lun), a court official in China, invented paper in 105 AD by mixing tree bark, hemp, fishing net, and cloth. Watch this short video to learn about today’s process for making paper.

Try making paper at home. Follow this recipe to make your own paper using newspaper, cornstarch, and a few other household ingredients.

Congratulations to Chris W.D. for correctly answering this week’s Tech Trivia question!