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Corning Museum Brings Kids Drawings to Life: I really love this idea.  Get a bunch of kids together with a bunch of glass artists and make some magic.  I hope I can do something similar with Turnstyle someday.  The kids do the drawings and pass them off to the artists to bring them to life in three-dimensions in hot glass! 60-Year anniversary of Corning's "200-inch Disk" This is really crazy.  Back in 1936, Corning created a 200-inch disk for a telescope.  The largest at the time.  I've seen the first; failed attempt in person at the Corning museum and it is a sight to behold.  It's even more impressive when considering the work that went into it!  Some quotes from...

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