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‘An iPhone formed from glass’—New slate of Apple smartphones feature glass front and back faces

By April Gocha / September 15, 2017

By now, you’ve probably heard that the rumors are true—Apple’s newest iPhones have shed their aluminum skins for an “all-glass design” instead, complete with front and back glass surfaces.

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Video: Corning’s glass and more materials enable latest consumer electronics tech in store at CES 2017

By April Gocha / January 4, 2017

Glass and ceramic materials are enabling technologies that make a ton of today’s tech possible, even though the materials’ role in these products is often overlooked.

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Defining an epoch—Can the case be made for the Glass Age?

By Eileen De Guire / December 27, 2016

The new issue of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science makes the case for affirming contemporary times as the Glass Age. Technical articles document the historical contributions of glass science and technology as well as reporting on new scientific understandings that will lead to new technologies.

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Video: Corning ushers in The Glass Age by busting some myths, Part II

By April Gocha / January 27, 2015

Mythbusters’ stars Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage sing glass’s praises in Part II of Corning’s “The Glass Age” video series.

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Video: Corning ushers in The Glass Age by busting some myths

By April Gocha / January 21, 2015

To help tell the world about their innovation, Corning recruited Mythbusters hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to dub our place in history as “The Glass Age”—which, in all respects, is probably rather accurate considering glass’s ubiquity in the world today.

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