Over the Rainbow: The other world seen by animals at the NMA

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

26 May 2019

Did you know that many birds, insects, reptiles and aquatic animals perceive colour in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum – literally ‘over the rainbow’? Join Dr Charles W Clark as he demonstrates invisible light using household objects and examples from school science fairs and discusses how ultraviolet influences the science of physics, astronomy and climate change.

Dr Clark is the theoretical atomic and molecular physicist at the Joint Quantum Institute at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Maryland.

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26 May 2019

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