February 3rd, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Using the power of a supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas Austin, a Georgia Tech professor of mechanical engineering is going to save the world—and glass is going to play a central role.
January 24th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Brown University have taken a closer look at the orange puffball sea sponge's silica spicules and found that they, too, have evolved a precisely engineered design that provides the structures with maximal strength.
January 20th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Court rules in favor of CoorsTek Medical in ceramic hip implant lawsuit, Deloitte study finds that Manufacturing USA spurs R&D innovation, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for January 20, 2017.
January 18th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
In this video, Chinese glass manufacturer Penglai Industrial Corp. Ltd. opens its plant doors to show us how it manufactures glass bottles.
January 9th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids (JNCS) is now accepting nominations for the W.H. Zachariasen Award, an early-career honor that recognizes excellence in research and JNCS publication in the field of amorphous materials.
January 6th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Just as in 2015 and 2016, I’m going to peer into my crystal ball and make some predictions about what will be big in the materials science world in the coming year.
January 4th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Glass and ceramic materials are enabling technologies that make a ton of today’s tech possible, even though the materials’ role in these products is often overlooked.
December 27th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The new issue of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science makes the case for affirming contemporary times as the Glass Age. Technical articles document the historical contributions of glass science and technology as well as reporting on new scientific understandings that will lead to new technologies.
November 11th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
More than 500 attendees came together for the 77th Conference on Glass Problems in Columbus, Ohio, this week, including an unprecedented number of students.
November 9th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Graphene cracks glass corrosion, spacecraft nuclear batteries get a boost from new materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 9, 2016.