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Recognition for Strange Matter


  • The American Society of Association Executives has chosen the Strange Matter exhibition project to receive an Award of Excellence in its 2005 Associations Advance America Awards. Strange Matter was recognized for advancing American society with innovative programs in areas like education, skills training, standard setting, citizenship and community service. Strange Matter is also being considered for the association's highest level of recognition, the Summit Award, to be chosen in July. View the letter of recognition.

  • Scientific has selected Strange Matter as a WINNER of the 2004 Sci/Tech Web Awards — one of 50 Web sites deemed to be the most innovative, creative and valuable as science and technology resources for our readers.

  • American Association of Museums awards Strange Matter a 2004 Bronze MUSE Award in recognition of the Highest Standards of Excellence in the Use of Media and Technology for the Interpretation and Education in Science.

  • A 2003-2004 Golden Web Award was awarded by the International Association of Webmasters and Designers "in recognition of creativity, integrity and excellence on the Web".


  • Newsweek magazine, March 28, 2005 issue, recommends the Strange Matter Web site as an educational and fun site.

  • Strange Matter Web site has been selected as a Yahoo! Pick

  • The American Association for Advancement of Science recommends Strange Matter for use in the classroom. It is now featured among the recommended Resources on Science NetLinks, a comprehensive homepage for science educators created by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
  • American Library Association selects Strange Matter as a "Great Web Site For Kids" — one of only 25 sites chosen in 2003. ALA also selected Strange Matter as its May, 2004 Web site of the Month.


Anita B. Miller
Manager, Marketing and Member Services, Materials Research Society

Tel: 724-779-3004 x551
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