glass fibers

Soon, blast-resistant glass that can withstand force of explosion


December 10th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): To withstand the force of an explosion, earthquake, or hurricanes winds, a team of engineers from the University of Missouri and the University of Sydney in Australia are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Charles Kao Wins Nobel Prize For Physics


October 6th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Stockholm, Sweden, Oct 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Updates from the Nobel Prize front seems to indicate that the winner in the category for Physics this year has been the UK/US national ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New blast-proof glass would be less vulnerable to small-scale explosions


September 11th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): University of Missouri (MU) researchers are developing and testing a new type of blast-proof glass that will be thinner, lighter and less vulnerable to small-scale explosions."Currently, blast-resistant window ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Concrete columns with internal bars made of glass fibers can make a building sturdier


July 15th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research has determined that concrete columns with internal bars made of glass fibers can make a building sturdier.In the research, the University of Miami, through its ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists aim to build ”green homes” that can withstand hurricanes


December 14th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): In a new study, researchers are aiming to develop home foundations and frames built of a lightweight unbreakable composite material that may bend in a hurricane, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists make practical optical fiber with silicon core


October 29th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A team of American researchers claims that they have been able to make a practical optical fiber with a silicon core. Writing about their work in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Subscribe