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Scientists & Engineers On Sofas (And Other Furnishings): Ultrafast Lasers And Archimedes

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When it comes to ultrafast lasers, Margaret Murnane’s name is one of the best known for her work in this field of science. Since 1999, she has been a professor at the University of Colorado’s National Science Foundation funded JILA Physics Frontier Center, where she and her husband, Henry Kapteyn, pioneer research in ultrafast x-ray science. Part of the Scientists and Engineers On Sofas Series.

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Runtime: 6 minutes 23 seconds

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Scientists & Engineers On Sofas (And Other Furnishings)
Episode 1
7 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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Episode 2
8 minutes 6 seconds
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Episode 3
6 minutes 1 seconds
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Episode 4
5 minutes 14 seconds
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Episode 5
6 minutes 23 seconds
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Episode 6
7 minutes 8 seconds
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