Corning’s Gorilla Glass Could Make Cars Lighter and More Fuel Efficient

June 11, 2013 by  
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Corning’s Gorilla Glass is used in the screens of about 1.5 billion mobile devices around the world — you might even be reading these words on a device made from the material. It’s scratch resistant, lightweight, and very durable, making it perfect for smartphone touch screens. But Gorilla Glass could soon be expanding its reach to automobiles . Replacing some of the windows in a car with Gorilla Glass would help reduce the vehicle’s weight and lower its center of mass, which would lead to gains in fuel efficiency. Read the rest of Corning’s Gorilla Glass Could Make Cars Lighter and More Fuel Efficient Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: car windshield , corning , Corning glass , Corning gorilla glass , fuel efficiency , gorilla glass , gorilla glass windows , gorilla glass windshield , noise resistant glass , windshield        

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Hans Rosling Uses LEGO Bricks to Explain Climate Change and Population Growth

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We’ve seen LEGO bricks used to build tons of unexpected creations – from wheelchairs to chandeliers . But everyone’s favorite toy brick can also be used to teach – Hans Rosling, a Swedish doctor and Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute , has done just that. His simple demonstration uses LEGO bricks to explain the current and future state of population growth and climate change, showing us where we are and where we’re going. Read the rest of Hans Rosling Uses LEGO Bricks to Explain Climate Change and Population Growth Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions , carbon emissions and population , carbon emissions by population , Climate Change , global population , Hans Rosling , Hans Rosling LEGO , Hans Rosling LEGO video , Hans Rosling YouTube , lego , Lego bricks , LEGO illustration , LEGO teaching , population growth , population increase , YouTube videos        

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