August 26th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
U.K.-based heat management specialist Zircotec is helping out the Bloodhound SSC team with some special ceramic solutions that will protect the car from extreme heat that will be generated during the car's rocket-powered run.
August 25th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The Center for Glass Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) organized one of the world's largest short courses focusing on glass education worldwide in São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil, this month.
August 19th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Lego Ideas, the toy company’s platform for crowd-sourced ideas for new Lego sets, has ventured into the materials science and engineering world.
August 11th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS and Ohio State University's Materials Science and Engineering department teamed up to participate in the 2015 Technology and Engineering Showcase at the Ohio State Fair, making materials science a main attraction.
July 31st, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS’ Cements Division held their 6th Advances in Cement-based Materials meeting in Manhattan, Kan., July 20-22 and, by all accounts, it was a solid success. The meeting featured cutting-edge research, tutorials, and awards presentations.
July 29th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Calling all materials scientists, engineers, researchers, and manufacturers: If you haven’t submitted your abstracts for the 40th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, there’s still time! The deadline for ICACC'16 call for papers is extended to August 3.
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 8th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The European Ceramic Society hosted a summer school program June 17–19 in Madrid that focused on ceramic and glass science and technology—specifically, applications to bioceramics and bioglasses.
July 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
In a new paper published in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society, authors Sylvain Deville and Adam J. Stevenson provide a visual evolution of ceramics research through data mining of bibliographic records.
July 1st, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Know what goes great with that burger? Science! Because perfect grill marks aren’t just the measure of a true grill master—there’s chemistry involved. If you want a crash course in all-things meat chemistry, the latest video from American Chemical Society's Reaction series has you covered.