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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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Marv Bolt pens ode to glass, the eye of science, in special issue of IJAGS

By April Gocha / May 2, 2017

In the March 2017 issue of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science, the second part of a two-part special issue series, Marv Bolt wrote a fascinating opening article all about glass’s role as the eye of science.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 20, 2016

Nanotech tattoo monitors muscle activity, microchips enable extreme space science, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 20, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 1, 2015

Measuring low-temp thermal expansion, new way to make X-rays, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 1, 2015.

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Surmet’s technology travels through space for exclusive closeup with Pluto

By April Gocha / August 14, 2015

NASA’s New Horizons mission, which recently provided the first glimpse of dwarf planet Pluto, wouldn’t have been successful without Surmet technology.

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