July 17th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
A group of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta have developed a polymer coating for glass that can change the lens color of eye glasses instantly with a small, user-controlled electrical current
July 13th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The latest research to shed light on the ductility and durability of ancient concrete comes from geophysicists at the Stanford University, who discovered concrete-like rock deep within a dormant volcano in Italy they say could explain how ancient Romans invented the compound used to build structures like the Pantheon and Colosseum.
July 10th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
During the first-ever Ceramics Expo—held last April in Cleveland, Ohio—ACerS had the opportunity to get exhibitors' perspectives on the event and talk with them first-hand about their experiences in this latest video.
May 18th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers at Flinders Centre for NanoScale Science & Technology has paired up with Australian luxury watch company Bausele to incorporate a novel high-strength, low-weight ceramic into some of the company’s luxury watches.
May 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nissan’s European arm is the first vehicle manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark paint to a vehicle—and the results are glowing.
April 23rd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
MIT’s materials science and engineering department celebrates the reopening of the W. David Kingery Ceramics and Glass Laboratory (nee MIT Glass Lab). According to an MIT news release, the renovation not only adds more space but new equipment, increased safety features, and improved ventilation systems
April 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A group of architects, designers, writers, reporters, and thinkers called the Unknown Fields Division have traveled the world and are now pulling back the curtain to show the toxic story lurking behind rare earth production.
April 9th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Cool Brick designer and University of California, Berkeley assistant professor Ronald Rael is turning heads once more with Bloom—the “first and largest powder-based 3-D printed cement structure to date.”
March 27th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Marv Bolt, Curator of Science and Technology at the Corning Museum of Glass, is on a global hunt for the world's oldest telescopes. Watch this short video to learn more from Bolt, and stay tuned for the May issue of the ACerS Bulletin for additional coverage.
March 23rd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Attracting, inspiring, and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals starts with getting students engaged. At ACerS, that means getting students involved with the Society on the local, national, and international levels early and often.