Wednesday August 26, 2015
How Dust Is Holding Science Back
To most of us dust is just something we clean off our furniture, but to scientists dust can cause big problems in the lab. Computer chips are put together and tested in what are called clean rooms. These environments use filters to limit the amount of particles of dust in the air. UC San Diego’s Janelle Shane explains how just one of these particles can ruin microscopic components.
I’ve lost SO MANY research hours to dust. In this fun video from ucresearch, I explain why.