Nanoscience in the Mall
Shaun Mason/UCLA

Nanoscience in the Mall

Jia Chen, education director at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, explains to a crowd of bystanders at the Promenade mall that atoms, while very small, can form large objects in a variety of shapes with lots of empty spaces inbetween. Graduate student Pascal Krotee pours out a solution to demonstrate how water can be purified by using a filter made from nanomaterials. 

 


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