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The Nature of Glass

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  • 07 Aug 2008, 10:39 AM

“It is well known that panes of stained glass in old European churches are thicker at the bottom because glass is a slow-moving liquid that flows downward over centuries. Well known, but wrong. Medieval stained glass makers were simply unable to make perfectly flat panes, and the windows were just as unevenly thick when new… "
Read the rest of this fascinating article in the New York Times