January 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
To help tell the world about their innovation, Corning recruited Mythbusters hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to dub our place in history as "The Glass Age"—which, in all respects, is probably rather accurate considering glass's ubiquity in the world today.
December 23rd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
If you drop Corelle dishes, these tough-yet-delicate place settings are likely to bounce instead of break—thanks to three layers of laminated glass called Vitrelle.
November 23rd, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
For our "I Love ACerS" project, we wanted to capture those experiences, those things (networking, career development, friendships, etc) that have made your involvement with ACerS special.
November 19th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Armored vehicle outfitter Texas Armoring’s CEO Trent Kimball has bulletproof glass to thank for the ability to stand behind his products, quite literally.
November 14th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Sometimes—perhaps more often than you'd think—the most successful discoveries are stumbled upon by accident. What is your best scientific oops story?
November 10th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from the University of Michigan have figured out how to craft rounded crystals—a development that could advance LEDs, solar cells, functional coatings, and pharmaceutics—that resemble the bumpy surface of starfish shells.
October 29th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Steven Johnson hosts a new PBS documentary miniseries episode, called "How We Got to Now," that highlights glass's intriguing past.
October 22nd, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
SCOTT Sports’ ceramic-printed, carbon fiber bikewear, designed to keep skin safe from road rash, is also—added bonus—quite stylish.
October 17th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
They came to win, we came to cover the fun. Photos and videos from the 2014 Material Advantage Mug Drop and Ceramic Disc Golf Contests, organized by Keramos
October 15th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass, perhaps more than any other material, have a happy home in the blurry area between art and science. And perhaps smack in the center of that group is scientific glassblowing—part science, part art, and all awesome.