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Gorilla Glass For Cars
2013-06-12 04:48:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Gorilla Glass is probably best known as the (somewhat) impervious cover of approximately 1.5 billion smartphone screens. According to Corning, the company could soon be shipping the mighty glass to automakers, which would be looking to take advantage of its lighter weight and soundproofing capabilities. A Gorilla Glass equipped car would theoretically offer a quieter ride with better gas mileage. In comments made after MIT...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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