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Engaging the public and students of all ages
  • Partnership with University of Colorado to develop lesson plans for high school science students with local schools
  • NASA Digital Learning Network (DLN) sessions with CAL scientists to extend educational impact
  • National student competition to define and conduct research experiments in space
  • Website and smart phone app for CAL simulation

High Definition Video of Atomic Motion Direct to the Web and Class Room

  • Experiments are highly visual, featuring high definition video of trapped atoms, which can behave in novel ways depending on the conditions they are exposed to
  • Unique opportunities to illustrate to students the basic principles of quantum physics and microgravity
  • Facility is automated but can accommodate interaction with astronauts for interactive discussions