Chris is based at Boulby Underground Laboratory. The laboratory is in Boulby Mine – the deepest mine in the UK. The lab is in a salt layer over 1km deep underground, which means that it is in a very low radiation environment. This location is ideal for performing experiments on dark matter and in astrobiology. Chris studied physics at university. He helps scientists to perform their experiments inside the lab.
There are two cuts of the video – one aimed at primary aged children, and one for secondary.
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