The Ontario Science Centre's mission is to delight, inform and
challenge visitors through engaging and thought-provoking experiences
in science and technology.
The Centre has drawn more than 36 million visitors from around
the world since opening in 1969. Each year, a million people - including
200,000 students - explore and enjoy the Centre's
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The Materials Research Society is a non-profit organization
that brings together scientists, engineers and researchers from
industry, government and academia to share findings in the research
and development of new materials of technological importance.
From its founding in 1973, the MRS has grown to almost 16,000 members from the United States and over 50 other countries. The
Society focuses on encouraging communication and technical information
exchange across the various fields of science affecting materials.
For more on the MRS, visit: http://www.mrs.org.
The NSF is an independent agency of the U.S. Government, established
by the National Science Foundation Act of 1950. Its mission is to
promote the progress of science, to advance the national health,
prosperity, and welfare and to secure the national defense.
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