Reference Article

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Glass

The materials definition of a glass is a uniform amorphous solid material, usually produced when a suitably viscous molten material cools very rapidly.

Naturally occurring glass, such as obsidian, has been used since the stone age.

Note: This article excerpts material from the Wikipedia article "Glass", which is released under the GNU Free Documentation License.

See the following related content on ScienceDaily:


Related Videos

last updated on 2014-09-18 at 9:57 pm EDT

Google Gets Luxottica to Design High-Fashion Frames for Glass

Google Gets Luxottica to Design High-Fashion Frames for Glass

TheStreet (Mar. 25, 2014) Google Glass is getting more stylish. The search giant's wearable technology is about to get a fashionable lift from Luxottica Group, the Italian eyewear company behind brands like Ray-Ban and Oakley. Those brands will be a part of Luxottica's new collaboration with Google, which will see the eyewear company design and create frames for Glass. According to a statement by Luxottica, the companies aim to develop Glass products that will combine high-fashion, lifestyle and innovative technology. Video provided by TheStreet
Powered by NewsLook.com
Computerized Car Windshields Display Like Smartphones

Computerized Car Windshields Display Like Smartphones

Buzz60 (Dec. 17, 2012) Two major automakers are working to develop high-tech windshield glass that can turn into a smartphone display. Tim Minton tells us how glass will allow drivers to get information such as travel directions to weather information, all while keeping their eyes safely on the road.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Himax: A Potential Google Glass Winner With Its Leading Technology

Himax: A Potential Google Glass Winner With Its Leading Technology

TheStreet (Feb. 13, 2014) (TheStreet) -- Trifecta Stocks Portfolio Manager Bryan Ashenberg highlights Himax Technologies as an interesting play on Google Glass. Himax just reported a modest beat with its fourth-quarter revenue as earnings came in-line with consensus. The company gave inline forward guidance.Himax has been diversifying its dependence on the LCD TV marketplace into smartphones and tablets and has been building a business in TV chipsets, power management chips, CMOS image sensors, touch panel controllers, and liquid crystal on silicon or LCoS displays, which are being used in applications including Google Glass. The stock seems to trade mainly around the LCoS technology even though its just a sliver of the company's offerings, though it is certainly the most exciting! Video provided by TheStreet
Powered by NewsLook.com
What Can Happen When You Drive and Wear Google Glass?

What Can Happen When You Drive and Wear Google Glass?

Newsy (Oct. 31, 2013) A woman in California found out the hard way it's illegal to wear Google Glass while driving in her state. She was given a ticket.
Powered by NewsLook.com

Related Stories


Share This



Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:
from the past week

from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins