Broken Glass (image) Duke University Share Print E-Mail Caption Duke postdoctoral fellow Sho Yaida has laid to rest a 30-year-old mystery about the nature of glass and 'disordered' materials at low temperatures. They may in fact be a new state of matter, the research suggests. Credit Sasha Taylor, CC-BY-SA-3.0 license. Usage Restrictions CC-BY-SA-3.0 license. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.