Episode 73: An Episode with Glass from The Titanium Physicists Podcast

From The Titanium Physicists Podcast - A touch of Glass! Dr. Jane Cook and Dr. Jessica Rimsza are here to talk with Bobak Ferdowsi about glass. We talk about what glass is, and how it forms, and what makes it glassy, and where to find it, and so many more things! FASCINATING!
Episode 73: An Episode with Glass
2017-07-10 15:30:18
A touch of Glass! Dr. Jane Cook and Dr. Jessica Rimsza are here to talk with Bobak Ferdowsi about glass. We talk about what glass is, and how it forms, and what makes it glassy, and where to find it, and so many more things! FASCINATING!

1 hour, 27 minutes, 49 seconds

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