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2014-10-02 08:34:28

Construction of network-neutral route from Jacksonville to Atlanta is underway; next step in Allied Fiber's national, open access, integrated network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure NEW YORK, ATLANTA and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Fiber, the United States' first open-access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure, today announces that construction is underway on the second segment of the Company's Southeast...

2014-09-29 12:27:07

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets, smart glasses, such as Google "Glass" will generate $3.2 billion in new business revenues for the makers of sensors, lightguides, microdisplays and micromirrors. The firm sees these devices as potentially emerging as a mass market item with potential for replacing smart phones as the main mobile computing and communications platform over the next decade. About the...

2014-09-26 23:03:00

The North American Microsphere market report defines and segments the microsphere market in North America, with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-microsphere-8766708606.html (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The North American Microsphere market report defines and segments the microsphere market in North America, with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the North America Microsphere Market report, to get an...

2014-09-25 23:04:28

The Europe Microsphere Market report defines and segments the microsphere market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-microsphere-7758086596.html (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Europe Microsphere Market report defines and segments the microsphere market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the Europe Microsphere Market report, to get an idea of the in-depth analysis provided. This also...

2014-09-20 23:00:30

Smart Glass Market report captures the market roadmap with market size estimates, revenue forecasts, value chain, competitive landscape, leading players, and their key developments, strategies, and profile. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-glass-market-907.html) (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 According to a new market research report "Smart Glass market by technology (Electrochromics, SPD, Liquid Crystal, Microblinds, Thermographic and Photochromics), by application...

2014-09-19 16:21:50

DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vhfqf6/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Ultra-Clear Float Glass Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vhfqf6/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Ultra-Clear Float Glass Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current...

2014-09-19 12:22:32

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Glass Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A smart glass or switchable glass is a unique type of glass, and it can change its light transmission properties. Based on the types of external stimuli needed for a change, smart glass can be bifurcated into two types: active and passive. In the case of passive glass, heat and...

2014-09-18 23:07:08

New technology allows technicians to quickly and efficiently strip, clean and cleave fibers in as little as 18 to 21 seconds. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 AFL’s APM-101/102 Automatic Preparation Machines are automatic operating and cleaning systems which allow technicians to quickly and efficiently strip, clean and cleave fibers in as little as 18 to 21 seconds. Pair the APM-101 with a FSM-100-series fusion splicer or the APM-102 with the Fujikura 70S fusion splicer. The...

2014-09-17 23:11:36

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Container Glass Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The global market for glass packaging is thriving on back of increasing consumer demand for pure, green, and sustainable food and beverage packaging. The fact that glass containers are chemically inert and pure, and thus safer to be used, their popularity and demand is notably high among consumers. Further, the perception of...

2014-09-17 23:05:12

MarketResearchReports.Biz include new market research report"Global Container Glass Market 2014: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Browse All Glass Market Research Reports at http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/category/155 Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The global market for glass packaging is thriving on back of increasing consumer demand for pure, green, and sustainable food and beverage packaging....


Latest Glass Reference Libraries

Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.