June 29th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
While those of us in the United States stare awestruck at the firework-filled night sky on July 4 in celebration of our nation’s independence, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will finally reach polar orbit around Jupiter—a long-awaited journey from when Juno launched on Aug. 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
June 29th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ultra thin lens resolves chirality and color, photovoltaics that mimic rose petals, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 29, 2016.
May 13th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
DOE requests manufacturing proposals, industries being transformed by advanced manufacturing, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for May 13, 2016.
May 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A winning recipe for 3-D printing bone, visualizing lithiation of iron oxide, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 11, 2016.
March 16th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Graphene-wrapped nanocrystals power fuel cells, ceramics convert wasted heat to electricity, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 16, 2016.
March 8th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA recently announced that it is spending $20 million to push supersonic jet travel back into commercial reality. The funding is going to a team led by Lockheed Martin for preliminary design work on a reimagined supersonic jet that could take to the skies by 2020.
January 13th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramic foam fights fires, solar energy from trashed batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 13, 2016.
December 14th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
The upcoming ICACC’16, Jan, 24–29, 2016, also has in store a special celebration to commemorate the meeting’s 40th anniversary. The 40th Jubilee celebration will include special events, a commemorative book, and even a unique symposium featuring top experts in engineered ceramics.
December 11th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Students and young professionals from around the world are encouraged to attend ACerS Winter Workshop, Jan. 22–25, 2016, at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
December 6th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at NASA have taken measurements of what happens in full-scale tests—in which the scientists injected actual volcanic ash into an operating jet engine—and will spend the next several months analyzing the experimental data.