Our latest talking prompts – more examples demonstrating the versatility of glass. From greener green bottles to glass louvres which control building temperature and a high-precision glass filter developed for the Mars Perseverance Mission.
Glass Sellers Award
The latest in our series of Talking Prompts looks at Antimicrobial Glass designed to neutralise viruses and bacteria and the second season of the international glassblowing competition ‘Blown Away’.
Happy New Year! 2021 Talking Prompts kicks off with what lay behind the innovation and expansion of use of Borosilicate glass and reducing CO2 with seaweed ‘fertilised’ by glass. More fascinating facts about the development and use of that wonderfully versatile material – glass.
Towards a UN Declaration: International Year of Glass 2022
Our eclectic selection this month looks at how glass is used in textiles, from fashion to sportswear, and the chemical properties which make it the material of choice for COVID-19 vaccine vials and syringes.
Photo source: Corning Museum of Glass