Durham University

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What's On

Lights, colours, camera, action!

13th October 2018, 10:30 to 12:00, Calman Learning Centre, Lower Mountjoy

Satuday morning science
Dr. Robert Pal, Director of Research and Development, Biophysical Sciences Institute
What do sweet wrappers, Pink Floyd and Darth Vader have in common? It’s light! Join Robert Pal from Durham University in a quest to understand light in all its glory. This demonstration will guide the audience through the wonderful phenomena that is light. From its humble origins from the stars through all the colours of the rainbow we aim to shed light on diffraction, refraction and reflection. We will chart the invisible by understanding the full spectrum of light from ultra violet to infra red touching on subject such as sun cream, glowworms and fiberoptic broadband.

• Saturdays at 10:30am, selected dates (see programme for details)
• No pre-booking needed
• 60 minute talks (45 mins plus questions)
• Coffee break at 11:30am
• Other activities after (e.g. lab tours)

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