Outreach

The CUA sponsors a variety of outreach activities including a summer school in atomic physics that is normally held in conjunction with the International Conference on Atomic Physics, a visitors program, co-sponsorship of workshops in collaboration with the nearby Theoretical Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics (ITAMP) and Harvard Quantum Optics Center (HQOC), and outreach programs to local K-12 students.

Past Events

Fri April 19, 2019 2:00 pm
Location:MIT 26-210 and 26-214
Join CUA members to learn hands-on about some of the research that goes on in the CUA! Activities include a gum-drop model Ion Trap, a 6-foot Tornado Simulator, experiments with Liquid Nitrogen to see how ultracold temperatures change everyday objects, and a station to make your own holograms. The event will kick off with a...
Fri April 20, 2018 2:00 pm
Location:MIT 26-214 and 26-210

At extremely low temperatures, the fundamental building blocks of the universe behave unexpectedly. Discover this hidden world at The Center for Ultracold Atoms (CUA).