<P>CULTURES Vol 1, Issue 3 ยป Page 29 How do we make this mesmerizing experience available to every single kid on the planet. Is it possible to bring about a universal SURJUDPRI?PLFURVFRSHIRUHYHU\\FKLOG??DYLVLRQZKHUHMXVWDVZLWK a ball point pen, every kid in the world is carrying a microscope in his/ her pocket? I think so. DEMOCRATIZING SCIENTIFIC TOOLS :HDOONQRZWKH?UVWIHHOLQJRIVHHLQJWKHVXUIDFHRIWKHPRRQZLWK DWHOHVFRSH(YHU\\VFLHQWL?FWRROWHOOVWKHKLVWRU\\RIVFLHQFHDQG discovery in a way that no words can describe. 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