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.
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 18th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
A team of scientists from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (Laurel, Md.) might have the solution for keeping metal outdoor structures cool in the hot sun—a new glass-based paint.
July 29th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
It was with considerable sadness that we learned on June 2 the passing of a close personal friend and one of the foremost glass scientists of our times—Günther H. Frischat of Clausthal, Germany (July 18, 1937–June 2, 2015).
July 28th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Israel are taking a closer look at sea sapphires to figure out the science behind the “magic” of their seemingly instantaneous color changes and invisibility.
July 24th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are developing materials that allow windows to let light pass through without transferring heat and, on the flip side, to block out light while allowing heat transmission
July 22nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Zhangjiajie National Park in China will soon be home to the world’s tallest and longest glass pedestrian bridge. The superlative achievement hovers 300 meters (984 feet) over a cavernous drop and stretches 430 meters (1,410 feet) long and 6 meters (20 feet) wide.
July 22nd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Micron3DP, a 3-D printing company that develops and builds all-metal extruders, has now successfully experimented with advanced 3-D printing methods for what may be the final frontier in 3-D printed materials: glass.