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Cosmic Ray Learning in Public Schools (College of Science)
A cohort of teens at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education (SLCSE) is learning the principles of physics and computer programming by building detectors for cosmic rays.
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Utah Refugee Teens Build Cosmic Ray Detectors (@TheU)
Tino Nyawelo kicks off the cosmic ray detector installation celebration at the Utah Refugee Services Center on April 9, 2024.
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University of Utah Professor Helps Refugees Discover Wonders of Science (KSL)
A professor at the University of Utah is putting the focus of his research on helping refugees get involved in science. That’s because he knows what it’s like to start over. The professor’s study of the universe is building connections here at home.
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Utah Refugee Center Building Gets New Cosmic Ray Detectors Built by Teens with Refugee Backgrounds (Fox13)
A community of refugee students, their families, scientists and educators celebrated an event three years in the making: the installation of five cosmic ray detectors atop the Department of Workforce Services’ Utah Refugee Center building in Salt Lake City.
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This SLC Building Now Has Cosmic Ray Detectors Thanks to Work by Refugee Teens (Utah News Dispatch)
Nearly 60 refugee teens built the monitors in a STEM program
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Students with Refugee Backgrounds Celebrate Installation of Cosmic Ray Detectors (ABC 4)
The accomplishment was three years in the making, with one of the goals being to help students with refugee backgrounds thrive in STEM subjects.
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Estudiantes Refugiados Instalan Cinco Detectores de Rayos Cósmicos en Utah (Telemundo)
El programa de refugiados les da la oportunidad de desarrollar la física de partículas.
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