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Dr Tom Brown and the Light Fantastic

Posted: October 30, 2015

Dr Tom Brown from the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of St Andrews presented a talk on the “Light Fantastic” to DC’s Y12 students on Monday.

Dr Brown explained how the understanding of light allows scientists to solve problems ranging from inserting DNA into cells, treating cancer, interpreting the chemical composition of rocks on Mars, and analysing the chemical composition of exoplanets.