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Glass: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance That Changed the World

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  • Glass:: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance That Changed the World (Harper Perennial) – Trade paperback (1999)
    by William S Ellis

    Glass:: From the First Mirror to Fiber Optics, the Story of the Substance That Changed the World

    Trade paperback, Harper Perennial
    1999
    English
    328 pages

    ISBN: 0380791390
    ISBN-13: 9780380791392

    It is the neon sign that blinks on the edge of our consciousness; the wavy, delicate windowpanes in a centuries-old farmhouse; the airy adornment of high-rise architects and playful distraction of daydreaming schoolchildren. Heat resistant or shatterproof, tempered or stained, this magical substance formed of sand and fire has done much more than brighten and beautify: it has changed the very way we live.William S. Ellis brilliantly whisks readers on a marvelously entertaining journey of ingenuity and discovery, from the ... Show more

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