Sand Pitted Window Replacement

The Case of the Wind Blasted Glass Question: Dear Glass Detective, High winds caused by a wildfire blew sand against my windows and pitted the glass. I don’t want the same thing to happen when I replace my windows. Will installing wi ndows with “impact glass” mitigate this issue? Thank you, Phil T. Coleville, CA […]

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Are Glass Bottles a Sustainable Alternative to Plastic?

The Glass Detective takes on The Case of the Recycled Receptacle to answer the question of which material is more sustainable, glass or plastic.

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How Volcanoes Form Glass

Volcanoes have gotten a reputation of being destructive, but did you know that they are also constructive too? Find out what the lava leaves behind when it meets the water and how glass plays a role in the rocks formed by volcanoes.

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