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Chalcogenides, glass–ceramics, telescopes, and two-point bend tests—the May ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / April 17, 2015

April showers bring May flowers—and the May issue of the ACerS Bulletin.

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To be continued in ACerS Bulletin: Corning Museum of Glass curator hunts for world’s oldest telescopes

By April Gocha / March 27, 2015

Marv Bolt, Curator of Science and Technology at the Corning Museum of Glass, is on a global hunt for the world’s oldest telescopes. Watch this short video to learn more from Bolt, and stay tuned for the May issue of the ACerS Bulletin for additional coverage.

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Giant Magellan Telescope: U Arizona finishing first, casting second of seven 8.4-meter mirrors

By Eileen De Guire / January 19, 2012

Artist’s rendering of mirror arrangement for Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile. Credit: GMT. “Mirror, mirror on the wall/Who’s the best mirror maker of them all?” In the story of Snow White, the magic mirror is an important supporting character. It sees into places its interrogator cannot and reports back on the who, what and where…

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