All things bright and beautiful: the science of light and colour

Public event with Kohn Award winner Professor Peter Vukusic, part of the Gravity Fields Festival in Grantham, Linconshire.

Butterflies - P.Vukusic, Univ. of Exeter © P.Vukusic, Univ. of Exeter

Event details

The detailed study of very brightly coloured animals' and plants' appearances is an exciting and rapidly growing interdisciplinary area of scientific interest. This lecture will present an overview of this field of study, as well as several of the exciting recent discoveries that reflect nature’s optical ingenuity, and the technological applications for which they are currently being developed.

Attending this event

This event is free to attend and open to all. No tickets are required and seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis

This event is fully accessible with limited accessible seating is available. A hearing induction loop is also available. Please inform the Box Office staff regarding your needs when booking on Tel: (01476 406158)

 

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All things bright and beautiful: the science of light and colour

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