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Shimmer: rainbows, sequins and physics

Monday 18 March: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Mill Lane Lecture Rooms , 8 Mill Lane, CB2 1RW

Discover more about the physics of colours in bubbles and butterflies with Dr Rox Middleton. Find out how animals use colours and how scientists are inspired by nature to make new materials for the future of fashion and function. Everyone welcome to a talk full of glitz and science!

Dr Rox Middleton is a physicist who studies iridescence in natural and artificial materials. She is particularly interested in the physics of colour in plants, and how iridescence affects vision.

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Telephone number:
01223 766766

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Age: 11+, Talk, Arrive on time, Free