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Hot news: Laser melting sets new record for ultra-high temperature ceramic materials

By April Gocha / January 13, 2017

Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered that hafnium carbide and tantalum carbide have some of the highest melting points of any measured materials—making these ultra-high temperature ceramics potentially perfect for use in extreme environments, such as on hypersonic vehicles that soar through space.

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Building future STEM leaders, one brick at a time

By Stephanie Liverani / July 5, 2016

The Pittsburgh Section of The American Ceramic Society was one of several engineering organizations that sponsored the Annual National Engineers Week Future City Competition, where students are charged with envisioning a future city through digital and desktop modeling.

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March ACerS Bulletin features exclusive excerpt from Tom Vert’s forthcoming refractories book

By April Gocha / February 18, 2016

March is just around the corner, but the March issue of the ACerS Bulletin will make you wait no longer.

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That’s a wrap—Final photoblog captures glory, action, and materials splendor of MS&T15

By April Gocha / October 8, 2015

That’s a wrap on another successful year of Materials Science & Technology—MS&T15 closes up at the Greater Columbus Convention Center (Columbus, Ohio) today. Check out some of the highlights in our final photoblog of the action.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / April 20, 2015

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / April 13, 2015

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / March 30, 2015

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world.

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Saw you in St. Louis: A recap—with photos—from the St. Louis Section/Refractory Ceramics Division’s 51st annual symposium  

By Jessica McMathis / March 27, 2015

Hail, high winds, thunder, and lightning couldn’t rain on the parade of the 200-plus attendees at this week’s St. Louis/RCD meeting. Click through for photos and a full recap.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / March 23, 2015

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By P. Carlo Ratto / March 16, 2015

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world.

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