Scientific Glassblowing Fuses Art, Science and Innovation

Christine Roeger of the ASU glass shop wears sodium flare eye protection that filters out the orange flame of her torch.

Go to any major research university, and you’ll find the most advanced science relies on an art older than alchemy: glassblowing.

In this piece, we meet a third-generation scientific glassblower and go behind the scenes with some of her chief clients to see how this ancient art helps make cutting-edge research possible.

Read/listen to my full story at KJZZ’s Arizona Science Desk:
At ASU, Third-Generation Scientific Glassblower Blends Art And Science

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