Heating Up Quantum Science Education With Laser Cooling

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Columbia’s Will Lab has developed a partnership with nonprofit STEMteachersNYC entitled “Laser Cooling: Quantum Physics Applications for High School Students” in an effort to give high school teachers the tools to share quantum physics with their students. Understanding quantum physics through laser cooling can help students grasp the practical applications for atomic clocks, super-fast computers, and more.

A series of interactive workshops give educators tips and tools to cover quantum science in their classrooms.