How does laser cooling work?

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How can light be used to cool atoms and molecules ? Lasers are known to burn things, fix eyes, and dance on powerpoint presentations. But they can also be used to cool objects to some of the coldest temperatures in the universe.

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Creator: Dianna Cowern
Writer: Sophia Chen
Animations: Kyle Norby

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Laser Cooling animation: NOVA
Animations: Kyle Norby

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