August 3rd, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Glass scientists have taken a closer look at the urban legend of glass flow in medieval windows—combining theory and experimental techniques, the results definitely bust the myth and indicate the highest ever direct measurement of glass viscosity at low temperatures.
March 29th, 2017 | by Eileen De Guire
The global glass community received terrific news of a €25 million investment to establish the new Centre for Functional and Surface-Functionalized Glasses (FunGLASS) in Trenčín, Slovakia.
March 24th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Glass researchers are doing amazing things in the lab. Watch these videos submitted by ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division members and learn how they're making advances in the glass industry.
March 22nd, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Glass researchers: It's time to brag about your work in a short video! ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division is encouraging its members to create videos about the important research they're doing.
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.
December 5th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
China leading glass research, Corning to acquire fiber optics business, Schott names president, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 5, 2014.
November 7th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
Renowned glass scientist S. Donald Stookey—an ACerS member, Distinguished Life Member, and Fellow—died on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the age of 99 in Pittsford, N.Y.
June 20th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
Corning Inc. execs are worried about the future. Facing a $30 billion global technical glass market, they see a mismatch between the pipeline of new glass researchers and the pipeline of opportunity for engineered glass products.
Last week the company held a Glass Research Summit to proactively work the problem.
November 5th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Edgar Zanotto celebrates his 35 years studying crystallization in glass by sharing with us his favorite micrographs of crystals in glass in the new book, "Crystals in Glass: A Hidden Beauty."
July 8th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Representatives of the American Ceramic Society (led by Richard Brow) and the Chinese Ceramic Society led by Peng Shou, along …