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.
November 5th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
The White House announces a 3D printed ornament contest, molybdenum disulfide for hydrogen catalysis, glass deformation mystery solved, ultrablack materials set to space, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 5, 2014.
October 1st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. Today: Rethinking optical fiber: New demands, old glasses.
August 14th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
More than 50 students from 14 different countries gathered at L’Université de Montpellier (France) in early July for the 6th International Summer School hosted by the International Commission on Glass.
June 18th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
In addition to the great presentations and lectures in the vast technical program, the front end of MS&T14 also will feature a few short courses to help maximize learning potential in the Steel City.