The University of Maryland MRSEC grants ended in September 2013 after 17 years of successful operation. This site remains as a history of the center, but will not be actively maintained.
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Materials Research Science and Engineering Center
The MRSEC works with the Physics Departmentís Physics is Phun program, a series of free public lecture-demonstrations carried out throughout the academic year. MRSEC researchers assist audience members with pre-show activities and experiments. Physics is Phun is an engaging sequence of physics demonstrations aimed at high school students; however, community members of all ages attend. For more information about Physics is Phun, click here.