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Video: Watch this professor break world record for assembling periodic table in under nine minutes

By Faye Oney / September 19, 2018

Without looking, do you know where each element lies on the periodic table? A chemical engineering professor just set a Guinness World Record for placing each element in its proper spot on the periodic table. Watch this time-lapse video to see how he did it.

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ACerS launches new open access peer-reviewed journal

By Jonathon Foreman / September 18, 2018

AcerS is launching a new open access online journal: The International Journal of Ceramic Engineering and Science, covering a broad spectrum of topics on ceramics, functional systems, refractory science and technologies, processing engineering, and more.

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Glass scientist discovers his passion after visiting glass museum

By Faye Oney / August 28, 2018

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.

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3-D printed Smart Slab offers unique architectural design, lower carbon footprint

By Faye Oney / August 24, 2018

Researchers have developed an architectural construction technology that combines 3-D-printed design with the strength of concrete. Smart Slab weighs less than half of conventional concrete and generates a lower carbon footprint.

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New study of Easter Island inhabitants suggests collaboration, not competition

By Faye Oney / August 21, 2018

A new study shows that early settlers of Easter Island collaborated with each other to build the giant moai statues that are scattered around the island. This disputes earlier theories that the inhabitants competed with each other, leading to their decline.

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Honoring ACerS awards class of 2018, plus more inside September ACerS Bulletin

By Faye Oney / August 16, 2018

The Society announces awards that will be presented at the Awards Banquet of the 120th Annual Meeting in October to recognize significant contributions to the engineered ceramic and glass field by members and corporations.

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Mo-Sci announces premier sponsorship of ICG 2019

By Andrea Ross / August 10, 2018

Mo-Sci Corporation announced this week that it be a premier sponsor of the 25th International Congress on Glass (ICG 2019) to be held in Boston, Mass., in June 2019.

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Graphical abstracts help journal articles get noticed

By Jonathon Foreman / July 12, 2018

An easy way to get your journal article noticed is to submit it with a graphical abstract image, which is an image, table, graph, or another figure that includes a brief text description highlighting the most important aspect of your paper.

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Teachers and mentors honored for their contributions to STEM programs

By Faye Oney / July 3, 2018

The White House will present more than 140 teachers, mentors, and organizations with special presidential awards, consisting of a presidential citation and $10,000, to recognize their contributions to enhancing student learning in the STEM subjects.

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Ocean’s 8 makes the case for ceramic engineering education

By Eileen De Guire / June 22, 2018

Eileen loves caper movies and had high hopes for Ocean’s 8, the fourth episode in the heist genre that began with Ocean’s 11. She claims the movie’s takeaway message is that we need more ceramic engineers!

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