A team from Princeton and New York City-based nonprofit Games for Change thinks it can. They have embarked on a grant-funded project to employ virtual reality for innovation, collaboration, and public awareness on nuclear arms control and materials security. On the unique opportunity virtual reality will afford this engineering and creative team, Games for Change president Susanna Pollack remarks, “It [virtual reality] gives them the opportunity to be in an environment in a safe manner rather than being exposed to something that is toxic or that has a high risk element to it. The second piece … is the ability to transport somebody and immerse them into a world that otherwise is difficult to imagine. ” The project is funded through a grant by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the MacArthur Foundation.
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