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"In science fiction one can say a great many things that are unpalatable, because it's expressed as science fiction you can slip it past their defenses."
- Frederik Pohl

Metalloglass  
  A transparent "glass" made of metal.  

An amazing, futuristic material.


(Metalloglass tube from Buck Rogers, 2430 AD)

From Buck Rogers, 2430 AD, by Philip Nowlan (w/D. Calkins).
Published by Not Known in 1929
Additional resources -

Star Trek fans of course remember transparent aluminum from Star Trek IV. But this idea was drawn out at least fifty years earlier. Don't miss Transparent Aluminum Vs. .50-Cal Bullets.

Compare to tower of glass from Tower of Glass (1970) by Robert Silverberg, city of glass from The Godmakers (1972) by Frank Herbert and plani-glass from Crystalized Thought (1937) by Nat Schachner.

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