News tagged with silicates

First plants caused ice ages: research

New research reveals how the arrival of the first plants 470 million years ago triggered a series of ice ages. Led by the Universities of Exeter and Oxford, the study is published today (February 1, 2012) in Nature Geoscience.

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Rare earth metal enhances phosphate glass

( -- Adding cerium oxide to phosphate glass rather than the commonly used silicate glass may make glasses that block ultraviolet light and have increased radiation damage resistance while remaining colorless, ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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