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Video: Solid Vibrations project 3-D-prints sound waves in ceramic pottery

By April Gocha / February 10, 2016

Artist Olivier van Herpt is harnessing the scientific power of audio in a new project experimenting with how sound intersects with a different medium: 3-D printed ceramics.

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Communicating ceramics through pottery—and primetime TV

By April Gocha / December 10, 2015

U.K. television show “The Great Pottery Throwdown” goes beyond entertaining at the potter’s wheel—the show also uses scientific experts to link traditional ceramics to the world of advanced ceramics. Included in the show’s cadre of experts is none other than ACerS President-elect Bill Lee.

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Ancient pottery unearthed in Israel contains 8,000-year-old olive oil

By Jessica McMathis / January 15, 2015

Ancient clay pots unearthed during an excavation in Israel show that the vessels contained 8,000 year-old olive oil, likely used in both diet and lighting.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / May 9, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

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Remembering AU professor and potter Val Cushing

By Eileen De Guire / November 22, 2013

Val Cushing, Alfred University College of Ceramics professor emeritus, died Nov. 17 and had a long relationship with the American Ceramic Society.

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Eileen’s five fave CTT posts in 2012 (and her liberal interpretation of the number five)

By Eileen De Guire / December 31, 2012

Background image: Molten glass. Credit: Michael Germann; Dreamstime.com. Peter and I thought it would be fun to share our five favorite posts from 2012. Finding that choosing only five was nigh impossible, I decided to sort my picks into three categories, which instantly grew my budget to 15 stories! External forces Advances in science and…

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Technical ceramics and art ceramics—only a brain apart

By Eileen De Guire / January 5, 2012

Teapot by Diane KW and Corey Lum featured in the Potters Council 2012 Teapot Collection calendar. Credit: Ceramic Publications Company. Is this a familiar experience? You are at a social gathering and somebody asks what you do for a living. You tell them you are a ceramic engineer, and as sure as oxygen follows nitrogen…

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