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What is the coldest thing in the world? - Lina Marieth Hoyos

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The coldest materials in the world aren’t in Antarctica or at the top of Mount Everest. They’re in physics labs: clouds of gases held just fractions of a degree above absolute zero. Lina Marieth Hoyos explains how temperatures this low give scientists a window into the inner workings of matter, and allow engineers to build incredibly sensitive instruments that tell us more about the universe.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Lina Marieth Hoyos
  • Director Jelena Oroz
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen
  • Animator Jelena Oroz
  • Designer Jelena Oroz
  • Character Designer Jelena Oroz
  • Producer Draško Ivezić
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott, Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Eleanor Nelsen
  • Fact-Checker Brian Gutierrez

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