‘A ceramic by another name would still be brittle’—Students, release your inner Shakespeare!Published on March 1st, 2013 | By: Eileen De Guire
Scanning electron micrograph of a partially agglomerated suspension of alumina particles, which have been directionally freeze-cast resulting in large alumina agglomerates laced with a fine freeze-cast structure. Credit: Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington.
As far as we know, William Shakespeare was not a ceramist, but ceramists can be writers!
In fact, most are, whether it is to write lab reports, progress reports, journal articles, memos, theses, PowerPoint presentations, résumés, product descriptions, proposals, performance reviews … ad infinitim.
Students are invited to submit an original work of creative writing, 250 words or less, inspired by the micrograph pictured above to email@example.com.
As with any contest, there is a prize! Here’s your chance to win an ACerS polo shirt, and the winning entry will be published in the June/July issue of the ACerS Bulletin.
Entries are due by March 29, 2013, by 5 pm PST.
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