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PACRIM 10–GOMD 2013 celebrates success with twilight beachside banquet

By Eileen De Guire / June 11, 2013

The tenth Pacific Rim Conference on Ceramic and Glass Technology wrapped up last Friday at midday. The general consensus among attendees that I asked was that the technical program was outstanding. The meeting seemed to have served its mission of advancing the exchange of technical ideas, as well as helping researchers find new collaborators. Thursday…

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Damn the torpedo—PACRIM straight ahead!

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2013

One of (now) two known Howell torpedoes. Credit: Wikimedia. If you are attending PACRIM-GOMD in San Diego next week, you will be happy to know that the torpedo is gone. Yes, torpedo. The Los Angeles Times reported last week that Navy-trained dolphins discovered a century-old Howell torpedo in ocean waters near the Hotel del Coronado,…

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