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Consider The ‘Anticrystal’
2014-07-08 03:20:56

For the last century, the concept of crystals has been a mainstay of solid-state physics. Crystals are paragons of order; crystalline materials are defined by the repeating patterns their constituent atoms and molecules make.

2014-07-08 08:22:42

HSINCHU, Taiwan, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In view of the growing market potential for high performance solar products, BenQ Solar, the leading solar solution brand of AU Optronics,

2014-07-03 23:02:55

Expert glass restoration service using no chemicals or glazes is now available from Western Glass Restoration and Tinting.

2014-07-03 16:22:54

DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3xx6ff/ophthalmology)

2014-07-03 08:20:33

DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fktxms/glass_fiber_and)

2014-07-02 16:24:15

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4rmgtw/contact_lens)

2014-06-30 23:16:53

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Global and China Optical Fiber Preform Industry Report, 2013-2016” to its store.

2014-06-30 20:20:20

ReportsnReports.com offers Smart Glass Market by Technology (Electrochromics, SPD, Liquid Crystal, Microblinds, Thermographic and Photochromics), Application (Architectural, Transportation, Solar power

2014-06-26 23:11:25

With the need for increased data speeds soaring day by day, Computer™ Cable Store has decided to meet the needs of their customers yet again.

2014-06-26 23:01:08

Solveforce now offers the world’s only real-time online fiber optic provider tool to Illinois. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 A fiber optic network is a system


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...

0_c9f119bd1739cac7e9201375dbb5f33d
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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.