March 23rd, 2018 | by April Gocha
The U.S. Senate just approved a $1.3 trillion spending package that significantly increases funding for research—the plan increases R&D funding by 12.8% over 2017 figures, the largest increases to research spending in nearly a decade.
March 16th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Lucideon working on ‘world-leading’ ceramics center, Saint-Gobain acquires high-performance composites company HyComp, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for March 16, 2018.
February 7th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Scientists catch light squeezing and stretching next-gen data storage material, flexible solar cells for wearables and more, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 7, 2018.
February 2nd, 2018 | by April Gocha
Schott begins manufacturing primary mirrors for European Large Telescope, Lixil to invest $65 million in ceramics production unit, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for February 2, 2018.
August 18th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Planning on watching the eclipse? Learn how it might affect the grid—plus some interesting geeky trivia to share with and impress your fellow eclipse watchers.
June 4th, 2017 | by Eileen De Guire
[image above] These raft recliners were not PACRIM attendees! They are dummies used in a children’s game show that was …
June 2nd, 2017 | by April Gocha
PPG to sell fiberglass unit to Nippon and exit glass business, Saint-Gobain reopens float glass production line in France, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for June 2, 2017.
April 28th, 2017 | by April Gocha
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
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
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.