August 28th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
ACerS Fellow John Mauro has traveled an interesting career path. He attributes his success to his education, mentors, and his involvement with ACerS and the Glass and Optical Materials Division. His Lifetime Membership reflects the value he places on the Society.
July 11th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
A solar cell that uses bacteria to convert light to energy, a “bioscaffold” from graphene foam that helps grow new cartilage, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 11, 2018.
June 11th, 2018 | by Eileen De Guire
Glass is one of the most important materials enabling the development of modern civilization. But which advances in glass science and technology have had the greatest impact on humankind?
May 15th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Through June 30, ACerS and Wiley are offering free access to nearly 30 journal articles authored by ACerS members who have organized or will be speaking at GOMD 2018. After June 30, ACerS members can continue to access the articles through the member portal.
April 5th, 2018 | by April Gocha
There’s been a video circling around online this past month of a Shaolin monk throwing a needle at a pane of glass, breaking the glass with its tiny point—but I have a gripe with the video and all the hype swirling around it.
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.
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.
April 20th, 2017 | by April Gocha
The May 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about Gorilla Glass automotive windshields, 3-D-printed polymer-derived CMCs, a composite-like semiconductor crystal, and dynamics of glass relaxation—is now available online.
February 28th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
In their study of glass relaxation behavior, two researchers are hoping to improve resolution in display screen technology.
June 21st, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
Corning held its second Glass Research Summit at company headquarters in Corning, N.Y., June 1–3, where ACerS reported on progress to establish the Functional Glass Manufacturing Innovation Consortium.