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RSC Phillips 01:00:00

A Little Light Relief

by David Phillips
A Little Light Relief
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 881 views
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Light, particularly sunlight, is believed to be good for our health. Many ancient civilisations even attributed it with mystical healing powers.Renowned for his entertaining lectures, Professor David Phillips, President of the RSC, uses his expertise....

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Ferguson 00:12:00

Color Theory

by Sarah Ferguson
Color Theory
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 699 views
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For my project I am giving a brief history of color theory with emphasis on how science and color theory have interacted. I focus on aspects like primary colors, how color is perceived, and the artists who were at the forefront of color and design. I....

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geometrical-optics 00:11:00

Geometrical optics

by Joe Wolfe
Geometrical optics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 751 views
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On scales much bigger than the wavelength, rays explain the behaviour of interfaces, mirrors, lenses, optical instruments, including telescopes and microscopes.

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light quanta 00:39:00

Light Quanta and Their Idiosyncrasies

by Roy Glauber
Light Quanta and Their Idiosyncrasies
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 417 views
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Maxwell's electromagnetic theory (now 150 years old) seemed in its comprehensive way to be capable of answering all of the questions one might ever pose about the theory of light. But that spell was broken in 1900 by Planck's discovery that light bea....

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eye-colour-vision 00:12:00

The eye and colour vision

by Joe Wolfe
The eye and colour vision
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1226 views
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The physics of the eye, its performance and colour vision: refraction and accommodation; photoreceptors and resolution; compromises in visual performance.

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nature-of-light 00:12:00

The nature of light

by Joe Wolfe
The nature of light
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 665 views
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White light comprises colours in the visible spectrum. The electromagnetic spectrum. Speed of light. Young's experiment and waves. Quanta and photons.

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intrographics-01 00:07:00

What is Color?

by Daniel Stribling
What is Color?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 3 years ago | 813 views
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FSU undergrad, Daniel Stribling, investigates the intimate relationship between light and color. Daniel discusses the history, physics, and theory of light to engage young learners and encourage them to be excited about science.

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