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How Glass Changed the World

The History and Chemistry of Glass from Antiquity to the 13th Century

by Seth C. Rasmussen

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Materials science,
  • Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Methods,
  • Physical organic chemistry,
  • Science,
  • History of Science,
  • Physical and theoretical Chemistry,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Seth C. Rasmussen
    SeriesSpringerBriefs in Molecular Science
    ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27044049M
    ISBN 109783642281839

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How Glass Changed the World by Seth C. Rasmussen Download PDF EPUB FB2

You probably haven't given much thought to the fact that there's a slab of chemically strengthened glass in your pocket, deflecting blows from keys or change or any other hard objects.

Glass production is thought to date to ~ BC and had found numerous uses by the height of the Roman Empire. The modern view of glass-based chemical apparatus (beakers, flasks, stills, etc.) was quite limited, however, due to a lack of glass durability.

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Yet the modern view of glass-based chemical apparatus (beakers, flasks, stills, etc.) was quite limited due to a lack of glass durability under rapid temperature changes and chemical.

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A narrative history of glass from discovery, through antiquity, the Enlightenment, the Scientific and Industrial Revolutions to the present.

It charts the history of the technology but also the enabling effects of glass on such aspects of civilization as experimental science, perspective, astronomy, zoology and all manner of scientific instrumentation - plus the central role of window-glass 2/5(1).

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Epic of Gilgamesh. The Epic of Gilgamesh is the first significant text in world literature, and a perfect example of the power of written stories to shape history. By bolstering cultural cohesion across the region, the epic helped.

Glass was much too expensive for common use in windows until about the 17th century, and true widespread application had to wait until industrial-scale manufacture in the 19th century.

Glass has changed the world like no other substance, but people usually overlook it. He made history when he authored Micrographia, the first book about the microscopic world.

The tools and techniques of glass blowing have changed very little over the centuries. The art of glass making flourished in the Roman Empire and spread across Western Europe and the Mediterranean. Glass was one of the most important items of trade beyond the borders of the Roman Empire.

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A creation of the US Office of War in the second world. We’ve all been in a pub or a diner, where you have a glass bottle of ketchup. You turn it upside-down, shake it, hit the bottom, and the ketchup doesn’t come out. Then it all comes out at once!Glass could be used to change the look of the world, by bending light in precise ways.

This turned out to be even more revolutionary than simple transparency. In the monasteries of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, monks laboring over religious manuscripts in candlelit rooms used curved chunks of glass .