Marvin Bolt, the Museum’s curator of science and technology, traveled to Europe last fall to research some of the world’s oldest telescopes. Read along to hear about his adventures and discoveries. Some years ago, I was privileged to receive funding … Read more →
When we began researching Blaschka collections around the world for the Fragile Legacy: The Marine Invertebrate Glass Models of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka exhibition, we had no idea how rich, interesting, and complex the list would become.
This post comes from Dr. Glen Cook, chief scientist at The Corning Museum of Glass. The term “specialty glass” today refers to glass made from recipes that allow for new breakthroughs in products and services. Corning Glass Works introduced Pyrex … Read more →
When Jesse and Bessie (Becky) Littleton moved to Corning, New York from Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1913, I’m fairly sure they had no idea their names would be tied to a revolution in bakeware that would span the century. Jesse … Read more →