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Virtual Field Trips

The Science of Small

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Learn why small is big in this tour of some of the coolest facilities at Berkeley Lab.

In this first virtual field trip of 2014 and as part of a new series of Google+ #connectedclassrooms hangouts at the National Labs we check out how our scientists use the Advanced Light Source to image microscopic life in 3-D, tour a clean room at the Molecular Foundry where scientists create nanoscale structures and learn what's possible with one of the world's most powerful electron microscopes at the National Center for Electron Microscopy, which can see individual atoms.

Three of our researchers take you on a journey to the smallest scales -- where big science is happening.

Dula Parkinson -- beamline scientist at the Advanced Light Source

Deirdre Olynick -- staff scientist at the Molecular Foundry

Jim Ciston -- senior staff scientist at the National Center for Electron Microscopy

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