December 20th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Do you find the concept of glass transition a little challenging to comprehend? Glass scientist Edgar Zanotto produced a humorous video, with help from students and colleagues, that visually illustrates the concepts of glass transition, relaxation, and crystallization.
October 20th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Ending the debate as to whether glass is a solid or a liquid, glass research duo Edgar Zanotto and John Mauro have proposed a new definition—describing a non-crystalline state of matter that continually relaxes toward the liquid state.
September 25th, 2017 | by April Gocha
The São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) conducts state-of-the art research, develops technology, and supports education and outreach efforts focused on glass and glass-ceramics. What has the center done in its first four years?
August 3rd, 2017 | by April Gocha
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
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.