Strange Matter

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Description: 

Strange Matter is a traveling exhibition developed by the Ontario Science Center and presented by the Materials Research Society with the support of the National Science Foundation. Over a dozen hands-on experiences and exhibits give you a close encounter with the amazing world of modern materials and materials science. Two versions of the exhibition are available to tour, 6,000 square foot and 1,500 - 2,000 square foot.

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Objectives

Nano Content Map: 
  • Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.
  • Scientists and engineers have formed the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology by investigating properties and manipulating matter at the nanoscale.
  • Nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanoengineering lead to new knowledge and innovations that weren't possible before.
  • Nanotechnologies—and their costs, utility, risks, and benefits—are closely interconnected with society and with our values.

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Funding: 
MRS & NSF
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