Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold  



Resources, Activities and Experiments

Learn all about how low-temperature physics affects our daily lives – from refrigeration to cell phones. You’ll also find great demonstrations, and thought-provoking questions for further discussion. Here are the different topics:

    • Topic 1: Measuring the Cold - Thermometers
    • Topic 2: Understanding Heat and Energy
    • Topic 3: States of Matter
    • Topic 4: Refrigeration
    • Topic 5: Cryogenics
    • Topic 6: The Quest for Absolute Zero
    • Topic 7: How Animals Survive the Cold
    • Topic 8: Superconductivity
    • Topic 9: Astronomy
    • Topic 10: Spaceflight
    • Topic 11: Agriculture
    • Topic 12: Cold Medicine
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