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March 16, 2014 9:28 AM

Things that go 'BOOM!' in NC State University lab

Here's how you know when something is about to NC State's Constructed Facilities Laboratory: Everybody stops what they are doing and gathers around to watch, because, let's face it, breaking stuff is cool and fun to witness. But destruction tests are also science, as experts learn how much force things can withstand before breaking. happens in a lab under controlled conditions.

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