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Tour the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven Lab on Sunday, July 29


The Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven National Laboratory, where BNL researchers probe structures as tiny as a billionth of a meter.

BNL’s Summer Sundays — exciting science shows, talks, tours of world-class science facilities and hands-on educational activities for the whole family — all for FREE!

BNL is open on Summer Sundays through August 5, 2012, for the public, employees, and their families to enjoy a fun-filled visit while learning about dynamic scientific developments at the Lab.

This Sunday, July 29 ― Visit the Center for Functional Nanomaterials where Brookhaven scientists probe structures as tiny as a billionth of a meter. Hop aboard the Bio-Bus, play with exciting hands-on activities in the Nano-Toy-Zone, and learn to sing the “Nanosong.” Don’t miss the “Fantastic Forces” show!

Plus, join the SciGirl revolution! The SciGirls from the groundbreaking PBS TV show will be at the Lab transforming the way tween girls look at science, technology, engineering and math.

See the Nano, Nano webpage for details on activities. 

No reservations are needed, but visitors 16 and older must bring a photo ID. Visitors may arrive any time between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. A different tour and new science show will be featured each week. The last facility visit takes place at 3 p.m. each week, and science shows will be held at noon, 1:30 p.m., and 3 p.m. each Sunday in Berkner Hall. A cafeteria and gift shop, also located in Berkner Hall, will be open until 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. respectively.

For info call (631) 344-2651 or visit the Summer Sundays webpage.

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