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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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Video: The alchemy of glass, plus other facts and musings about this versatile material

By Faye Oney / August 30, 2017

This video, created by the European Glass Container Federation, illustrates the many technological advances in glass over time—and the significant contributions this versatile material has made to improve our world.

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Marv Bolt pens ode to glass, the eye of science, in special issue of IJAGS

By April Gocha / May 2, 2017

In the March 2017 issue of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science, the second part of a two-part special issue series, Marv Bolt wrote a fascinating opening article all about glass’s role as the eye of science.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 15, 2015

Freeze-casting mimics nature, intersection of art and science in glass, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 15, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / June 12, 2015

Alcoa invests in aerospace, Soleras is sputtering ahead, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for June 12, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 26, 2015

Metals that walk on water, energy-generating rubber, space-age ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 26, 2015.

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Chalcogenides, glass–ceramics, telescopes, and two-point bend tests—the May ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / April 17, 2015

April showers bring May flowers—and the May issue of the ACerS Bulletin.

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To be continued in ACerS Bulletin: Corning Museum of Glass curator hunts for world’s oldest telescopes

By April Gocha / March 27, 2015

Marv Bolt, Curator of Science and Technology at the Corning Museum of Glass, is on a global hunt for the world’s oldest telescopes. Watch this short video to learn more from Bolt, and stay tuned for the May issue of the ACerS Bulletin for additional coverage.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / March 20, 2015

Corning Museum of Glass opens new wing, AGC plant to shut its doors, Siemens sets up manufacturing lab, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for March 20, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / June 25, 2013

NREL drives toward the future with fuel cell EVs Efforts currently underway at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory are contributing to rapid progress in the research, development and testing of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Building from more than 10 years of support from the department’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office on these topics,…

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