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.
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.
November 25th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
It’s a centennial achievement for the Journal of the American Ceramic Society—next year it will celebrate its 100th year as a top source for ceramic materials science research, providing scientists, engineers, and students with critically assessed, original research.
August 31st, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The 8th International Commission on Glass Summer School program took place in July in Montpellier, France, and it drew a strong turnout—36 participants from 10 countries gathered for the program’s intensive glass course.
February 10th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
ICG to hold glass workshop this summer, how-to for high-precision glass nanoengraving, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 10, 2016.
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).
March 27th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Marv Bolt, Curator of Science and Technology at the Corning Museum of Glass, is on a global hunt for the world's oldest telescopes. Watch this short video to learn more from Bolt, and stay tuned for the May issue of the ACerS Bulletin for additional coverage.
January 27th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Mythbusters' stars Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage sing glass's praises in Part II of Corning's "The Glass Age" video series.
January 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
To help tell the world about their innovation, Corning recruited Mythbusters hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to dub our place in history as "The Glass Age"—which, in all respects, is probably rather accurate considering glass's ubiquity in the world today.
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.