|S. Donald Stookey materials science
The kiln malfunctioned. The glass turned white. Dr. Stookey dropped it. It didn’t break. Thus CorningWare. Thus missile nose cones. Thus space-shuttle windows. Thus cell-phone screens.
Class of glass
Impurities in a Fotoform plate provided nuclei for crystalization. Stookey had created the first ceramic-glass material for over seven hundred fifty million pieces of CorningWare.
Space-age material is nothing new. We are all living in the space age.