The Big Think

October 31, 2015

Japanese Researchers Make Glass That’s Nearly Unbreakable

Filed under: Technology — jasony @ 8:18 am

Japanese Researchers Make Glass That’s Nearly Unbreakable:

“the Tokyo team brewed up a method of making glass that required no container at all: they used gas to push the chemical components into the air, where they synthesized together. The result? A transparent ultra glass that’s 50% alumina and rivals the Young’s modulus of steel and iron, which measures rigidity and elasticity in solids.”

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