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Andrew07
Jul 10, 2008, 09:59 AM
Can somebody explain the uses of this app or why you would want it



drdauger
Jul 12, 2008, 11:29 PM
Think of an interactive exhibit at a science museum. If it can evoke imagination or fascination or stir inspiration or simply teach, then it's doing its work, maybe entertaining along the way.

Atom in a Box is like that. It gives a visual answer to: "What is an atom?" You can think of the atom as the building block of chemistry and everything we can see and touch. It's an important scientific concept that people have struggled with since the ancient Greeks. Now if you could hold an atom, like a toy in your hands, this App shows what it might "look" like. If AiB can inspire fascination with science, then it has done its job. I think it looks cool too.