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"Strange Matter" Takes Shape at Humacao's Casa Roig Museum

November 9, 2007

strange matter exhibit Over 1,500 people have explored the exciting science of materials since the opening of the "Strange Matter" Exhibit on Oct. 25, 2007 in Humacao's Casa Roig Museum. This is the first and only presentation of "Strange Matter" on the island of Puerto Rico, and has attracted a large crowd of children and adults of all ages. The presentation was brought to Puerto Rico by the PENN-UPRH Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM). Full Story

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University of Puerto Rico at Humacao

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