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 […]


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.


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.