While today's glass is definitely amazing stuff, it does have it's drawbacks. Will a new type of coating eliminate these problems in the future?
Think you can break a piece of glass exactly in half? You can. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Does drinking from a curved glass increase the chance that you'll drink faster?
We tend to think of glass as fragile--but in fact, glass is pretty strong stuff.
Champagne is a great to drink during times of celebration. Does the glass you pour champagne into matter?
You're driving along at night and suddenly you're blinded by light. You flick the tab on your rear-view mirror... what happens next?
Many ocean-going life forms draw calcium from the water around them, and use it to secrete a hard exoskeleton, seashells for example.
Florida has begun using glass as sand at the beach as a way to keep its shores friendly to both tourists and wildlife.
Touch the inside surface of a window on a cold day and you can see that glass is bad at keeping out cold. Why does glass work so well for building hothouses?