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Micro and Nano Space Explorations

“Where the telescope ends the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?” Victor Hugo (Les Miserables)

In this project virology, microbiology, immunology, physics, astronomy and educational expertise are being brought together to allow us to stand at the visible world interface between invisible worlds that can only be made visible with the proper tools for observation and analysis. Edwin Hubble, the American astronomer, observed that: “Equipped with our five senses - along with telescopes and microscopes and mass spectrometers and seismographs and magnetometers and particle accelerators and detectors sensitive to the entire electromagnetic spectrum - we explore the universe around us and call the adventure science.”.

Vibrio Cholera - Photo: Tracey Baumgarten

Micro- and Nano-space Explorations of Health and Disease
SEPA Project

Sponsored by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) award from the National Center for Research Resources and the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives of the NIH, grant R25 OD 010937 and USM

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