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Experience 'Nano' at Morrill Hall
Imagine and discover a world you can't see
February 8-May 2018

Just how small is nano? What is a carbon nanotube? These questions are answered in the new temporary exhibit, Nano, on display at Morrill Hall.

Nano is an interactive exhibition that engages the whole family in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. Join us to imagine and discover the nanoscale world – a world so tiny it is too small to see! The 400-square foot exhibition includes hands-on interactive exhibits that invite exploration of nano phenomena and real world applications and implications.

At the Small, Smaller, Nano section of the exhibit, you can play with magnets to explore how material behaves differently at different sizes. At the Build a Giant Carbon Nanotube station, you can use foam construction pieces to make a large model of a tiny structure called a carbon nanotube.

There are plenty of examples of nano in nature, technology and your own home. The exhibit lets you listen, look and touch to discover nano all around you. The Nano exhibition also includes a seating area with comfortable furniture and additional reading material about this important topic.

To celebrate the opening of this temporary exhibit in Morrill Hall, the Museum will offer a variety of events:


Nano is produced by the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).