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If you’ve ever blown up a balloon or pulled at a pair of pantyhose, you may have noticed that the more the material stretches, the more transparent it becomes. It’s a simple enough observation: the th...
The Moon Once Had Fountains Of FIRE From Lava Eruptions
US scientists have found traces of carbon in volcanic glass collected from the Apollo missions, and say this volatile gas may have caused fountains of fire on the moon. The moon's surface was hot and ...
Martian Glass: Window Into Possible Past Life?
Researchers from Brown University have used satellite data to detect deposits of glass within impact craters on Mars. Though formed in the searing heat of a violent impact, the glasses just might prov...
Transparent Light Shutters: Windows That Act Like An LCD Screen
The secret desire of urban daydreamers staring out their office windows at the sad brick walls of the building opposite them may soon be answered thanks to transparent light shutters. A novel liquid c...
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Spectacular Crystal Opal Looks Like a Handheld Aquarium
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Thinnest glass ever is just two atoms thick. Does it shatter? - latimes.com
A piece of glass two atoms thick has entered the record books, but does it shatter?
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Pitchstone
Pitchstone is a dull black glassy volcanic rock formed when viscous lava or magma cools quickly. It is similar to but coarser than obsidian. It is a volcanic glass, however, unlike a glass pitchstone...
Macor
Macor is the trademark for a machineable glass-ceramic developed and sold by Corning Inc. It is a white material that looks somewhat like porcelain. Macor is a good thermal insulator, and is stable up...
Material May Offer Cheaper Alternative To Smart Windows
If you’ve ever blown up a balloon or pulled at a pair of pantyhose, you may have noticed that the more the material stretches, the more transparent it becomes. It’s a simple enough observation: the th...
Sea Glass
Sea Glass is a 2002 romance novel by Anita Shreve. It is chronologically the second novel in Shreve's informal trilogy to be set in a large beach house on the New Hampshire coast that used to be a co...
Tellurite glass
Tellurite glasses contain tellurium oxide (TeO2) as the main component.
Gorilla Glass
Gorilla Glass is the registered trademark of a specialized toughened glass developed and manufactured by Corning, now in its fourth generation, designed to be thin, light and damage-resistant. This ty...
The Moon Once Had Fountains Of FIRE From Lava Eruptions
US scientists have found traces of carbon in volcanic glass collected from the Apollo missions, and say this volatile gas may have caused fountains of fire on the moon. The moon's surface was hot and ...
Martian Glass: Window Into Possible Past Life?
Researchers from Brown University have used satellite data to detect deposits of glass within impact craters on Mars. Though formed in the searing heat of a violent impact, the glasses just might prov...
Favrile glass
Favrile glass is a type of iridescent art glass designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. It was patented in 1894 and first produced in 1896. It differs from most iridescent glasses because the color is ing...
Thinnest glass ever is just two atoms thick. Does it shatter? - latimes.com
A piece of glass two atoms thick has entered the record books, but does it shatter?
Temperature sensitive glass
Temperature sensitive glass is a glass material that reacts to ambient temperatures radiated off of other surfaces e.g. - hands, water. The real science lies in the liquid crystals beneath the glass s...