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Volcanic lightning zaps ash into glass

By April Gocha / March 9, 2015

New research from an international team of scientists suggests that natural glass spheres are born during another natural phenomenon—volcanic lightning.

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Researchers uncover oh-so-private Pantelleria’s ‘island of glass’ past

By Jessica McMathis / June 18, 2014

Thanks to a “ground-breaking” study of volcanic activity on the isle by a team at the University of Leicester (UK), mostly private Pantelleria is being thrust into the international scientific spotlight.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / November 20, 2012

In the spirit of the Thankgiving Day feast, we offer a wide sampling of interesting and perhaps unexpected stories to fill your intellectual palate. Mo-Sci breaks ground for new industrial glass company The Rolla Regional Economic Commission’s Glass for Good Initiative, which focuses on the growing bioactive glass industry in Rolla, just gained a stronger…

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