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W. David Kingery’s legacy in ceramics lives on in MIT ceramics and glass lab

September 16th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani

Dr. William David Kingery is still revered for his myriad contributions to the study of modern ceramics. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials science and engineering department reopened the W. David Kingery Ceramics and Glass Laboratory in April and students have been busy at work in the new space ever since.

Special whisky glass designed for out-of-this-world cocktails

September 11th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani

One day, space tourism will be a reality for the lucky few who can afford the journey. And when that day comes, a celebratory cocktail will be in order. So the makers of Ballantine Scotch are funding the development of the perfect open-topped cup for drinking whisky in microgravity.

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