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Lasers: Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman

August 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

- Included with museum admission.

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.In 1960 the laser was known as “a solution looking for a problem.” Now we can hardly imagine life without them. Learn what’s special about laser light how it’s made and how it’s used in everything from DVD players to eye surgery to fusion energy research.Since joining the Exploratorium in 1971 Ron Hipschman has worked as an exhibit developer author teacher and webcast host. He currently works on the Exploratorium’s Environmental Initiative implementing and maintaining a collection of environmental monitoring sensors and developing visualizations for the Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery’s super-resolution media wall. In addition to Full-Spectrum Science Ron hosts the monthly After Dark series Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table.Learn more about the series Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman.


August 27, 2017
1:00 pm
Included with museum admission.


Pier 15
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States