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Christmas evening lecture: Beauty in Science

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  • Date 13 Dec 2018
  • Time 6.30pm - 8.00pm
  • Category Lecture

Christmas evening lecture : Beauty in Science

This year’s Physics Christmas lecture will be delivered by Professor Moreton Moore, former Mayor of Runnymede and author of the book: "Diamonds - much more than a girl's best friend".

Beauty in science is more than just the occasional micrograph ‘looking good’. Beauty and simplicity are related. The simplest solution to a problem often turns out to be the correct one.

Microscopes and telescopes have extended the range of human enjoyment of beauty in nature. Optics offers many delights of colour; computer graphics has created a renaissance in spatial representation; and fractals are a beautiful application of complex numbers.

Join Professor Moore in an inspiring and very visual lecture at Royal Holloway.

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