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TECHNO-MATTER: THE MATERIALS BEHIND THE MARVELS by Fred Bortz (Twenty-first Century Books, Millbrook Press, 2001, ages 11-up) Full color, reinforced library binding, ISBN#0761314695.

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Modern technology depends on materials that nature can't make but humans can. Materials Science and its practical cousin, Materials Engineering, may be the Rodney Dangerfield of technology -- they do not receive the respect they so richly deserve. After reading this book, you'll never look at the materials around you in the same way.

Read the introduction, "Marvels and Materials."

"What is Materials Science" page of the Materials Research Society (MRS).
Discover the MRS's traveling museum exhibit called Strange Matter
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