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Small world of nano opens up a big world to explore

by Melissa Suran
Jan 22, 2009

Northwestern University opened up the world – on a very small scale – this week.

Welcome to the bizarre world of nanotechnology shown in this video. During the event, called “Science of Small,” visitors participated as nano-technicians electrified a pickle and used nano-particles to stain glass.

Approximately 60 people joined the nanofest that is part of a a series of hands-on science events in Chicago.