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ACerS and Wiley offer free access to 40 journal articles through end of year

By Faye Oney / November 15, 2018

ACerS and Wiley are offering free access to 40 journal articles through December 31, 2018. Members always have free access, but if you are not a member, considering joining ACerS and take advantage of access to all four ACerS journals!

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World Cement Association lays out plan to reduce global carbon emissions

By Faye Oney / November 13, 2018

The World Cement Association recently outlined a five-part initiative to reduce carbon emissions in its industry and support the Paris Agreement’s goal of reducing global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / November 9, 2018

Administrators seeking buyer for tungsten mine in UK, American Insulated Glass acquires Innovative Glass of America, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 9, 2018.

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Video: 5,000 fiber-optic robots will teach scientists about dark energy’s effects on the universe

By Faye Oney / November 7, 2018

Berkeley Lab scientists are leading a project to explore the expansion of the universe. The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument consists of 5,000 robots that will gather light from distant galaxies to measure dark energy’s effects on the universe.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / November 7, 2018

A solar cell that does double duty for renewable energy, rare earths common in New Zealand, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 7, 2018.

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Air Products Foundation to donate up to $15,000 to support future of ceramic, glass science

By Faye Oney / November 6, 2018

Visit Air Products Foundation’s hospitality suite at the 79th GPC in Columbus, Ohio this week and help support the future of ceramic and glass science. For every 100 visitors, it will donate $100, up to $15,000 to the CGIF and the GMIC.

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‘Innovations in Glass and Glass Technologies’ provides theme for ICG 2018

By Faye Oney / November 6, 2018

Nearly 600 delegates representing 29 countries converged on Yokohama, Japan, for ICG 2018, September 23–26. The conference theme was ‘Innovations in Glass and Glass Technologies: Contributions to a Sustainable Society.’

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Ceramic metal composite could lower cost of electricity from solar power

By Faye Oney / November 2, 2018

Researchers have developed a ceramic-metal composite for a heat exchanger to generate electricity from solar power. Their advancement could ultimately lower the cost of electricity generated from solar power.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / November 2, 2018

Artemis Capital Partners buys Superior Technical Ceramics, NETZSCH to offer free sintering webinar, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 2, 2018.

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Videos: Exploding pumpkins, homemade batteries, and other Halloween fun

By Faye Oney / October 31, 2018

Happy Halloween! Watch today’s videos to learn how to explode a pumpkin and how to make a battery out of calcium carbide to light your pumpkin.

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