Physics in perspective lecture 2012

Light Fantastic:  The science of colour Professor Vukusic University of Exeter P.Vukusic@ex.ac.uk At the start of his lecture Professor Vukusic reminded us that we see light because electrons, which were raised to higher energy levels on absorbing energy, can drop back down to lower energy levels and release photons with frequencies in the visible light […]

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Physics in perspective 2012

The lectures on Monday and Tuesday were held at the Royal Institution. You may have seen this amazing place if you have watched the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. It was founded in 1799 with the aim of introducing new technologies and teaching science to the general public. It’s address is 21 Albermarle Street London W1S 4BS and […]

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