April 28th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Kyocera expands industrial ceramic manufacturing operations in Washington, NASA eyes fusion reactor engines and extraterrestrial drilling with latest investments, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for April 28, 2017.
April 14th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Northwestern University have devised a technique to 3-D print soft rubber-like materials out of ink composed primarily of extraterrestrial soil. Using a biologically derived binder to hold the soil particles together, the team demonstrated that their unique method can 3-D print tools, building blocks, and other structures.
March 14th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Berkeley Lab and NASA researchers are modeling details of how materials respond to atmospheric entry conditions to help develop new materials, including materials for better spacecraft heatshields.
March 10th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
It’s official—the Women of NASA LEGO Ideas concept set that debuted last year has gained enough fan support and passed LEGO board scrutiny to become an official LEGO set.
February 24th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
HarbisonWalker International announces new plant construction, Morgan Advanced Materials offloads electro-ceramics unit to Germany's CeramTec, GE Aviation reveals $4B investment in US operations, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for February 24, 2017.
September 30th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Apply to Corning's Gordon S. Fulcher sabbatical program, OLED on ceramic opens new possibilities, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for September 30, 2016.
September 1st, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
ACerS member Valerie Wiesner, a materials engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is one of the many scientists trying to fully unlock the potential of ceramic matrix composite materials.
August 26th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA Glenn Research Center to work on Mars rocket, new manufacturing facility for lightguides, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 26, 2016.
August 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Your favorite plastic minibricks may be embarking on an out-of-this-world journey with a new concept set that celebrates that accomplishments of women in space.
August 3rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab is preparing to send CubeSats on their first interplanetary mission—a journey to Mars.