October 2nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Today, manufacturing companies and other organizations all over the country are expected to host about 400,000 people who want a first-hand look into U.S. manufacturing. And we've provided a roundup of the latest materials manufacturing trends we've covered at CTT.
September 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A worldwide research team has figured out how to form MOFs into glasses through careful techniques to prevent the materials’ degradation during processing.
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.
September 15th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Los Alamos (N.M.) National Laboratory are developing a new sunlight harvesting technology that can turn a nearly transparent window into an electrical generator using what they call “quantum dot solar windows.”
September 13th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers from the University of Chicago, in collaboration with researchers in Wisconsin and France, has made a surprising discovery about glass—amorphous isn't the only way to go.
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.
September 9th, 2015 | by Thomas H. Loewe
Even though glass is usually not directly visible when used in energy technology, it is indispensable—and it holds immense potential for the energy landscape of the future.
September 2nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
If you haven’t registered for MS&T15 in Columbus, Ohio, happening Oct. 4–8, there’s still time to secure your spot. And this year’s event promises to be the best one yet, with a stellar lineup of plenary sessions, lectures, networking opportunities, and activities
September 1st, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS executive director Charlie Spahr is on location in JeJu Island, Korea and reports highlights from a successful meeting, as political and weather-related challenges abated and allowed the conference to be held as planned
August 27th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Micron3DP isn’t the only group that’s 3-D printing with glass. A collaboration of groups at MIT has developed its own additive manufacturing process for 3-D printing optically transparent glass, called G3DP.