Cold Snap
17 Mar 2023



Join our cryogenics team on a video journey as they venture into one of the coldest systems in the universe - a dilution refrigerator.



For the first time ever, using our IMAT beamline, they snap a glimpse of the mysterious physics behind its operation, with a little help from some LEGO friends…

The video is made by Hamster Productions​. To read more about the paper, see our science highlight, which was written at the time. In 2022, the paper was the third most downloaded physics paper in Scientific Reports.   


Contact: de Laune, Rosie (STFC,RAL,ISIS)