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Contact: Diana Lutz
Washington University in St. Louis

What is Glass?

Caption: Glass is a liquid that has lost its ability to flow and so instead of taking the shape of its container can itself serve as a container.

Credit: Mehran Moghtadai/GNU Free Documentation License

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