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Happy National Engineers Week! Celebrate all that engineering means to our modern world

By April Gocha / February 20, 2018

This week is National Engineers Week, a weeklong celebration of all that engineers do to make our world a better place—and it’s not hard to find engineering’s effects on our daily lives.

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To infinity and beyond—This glass is going places after building world’s largest telescope

By April Gocha / November 10, 2017

The Giant Magellan Telescope, when completed and operational in 2023, will be the world’s largest telescope—but to build a giant, incredible telescope, you first need to build giant, incredible mirrors. And that process is currently underway at the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab at the University of Arizona.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / November 2, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: The solar saga continues: Siemens flees solar market (GigaOm) Energy giant Siemens is leaving the solar market after investing heavily in solar technology and power plant construction. The decision is bad news for startups looking for corporate VCs. The decision reflects the poor outlook for the solar market by…

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