Think science & white coats, white lights, white mice come to mind – so one wouldn’t consider a science lab as a¬†particularly¬†inspired feat of architecture, right? ¬†Well think again ……Check out these incredible spaces that serve to redefine how we think about the concept of ‘science lab’!
The ‘Super K’
The¬†Super Kamiokande, nicknamed Super K, is a particle observatory located¬†1000m below Mount Kamioka,¬†Hida-city, Japan.¬†The structure is comprised of two concentric steel tanks covered in a grid of photo multipliers. The two tanks act as an inner detector and outer detector and both are filled with pure water to study how particles move within it. We here at The Snap Assembly are experts in cool, not neutrino physics, but you can read more about what Super K does and how it works¬†here.
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The Large Hadron Collider
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is a gigantic scientific instrument near Geneva, where it spans the border between Switzerland and France about 100m underground. It’s a¬†particle accelerator¬†used by physicists to study the smallest known particles ‚Äì the fundamental building blocks of all things.
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Silence is Golden
They say silence is golden, but there’s a room in the US that’s so quiet it’ s unbearable.¬†The longest that anyone has survived in the anechoic chamber at¬†Orfield Laboratories¬†in South Minneapolis is just 45 minutes.
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