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Panel Discussion on Light in Nature

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Light in nature addresses the optical phenomena we see in our everyday lives, ranging from rainbows and auroras to insect wing colors. Explanations of these phenomena draw from fields that include optical science, physics, engineering, chemistry, biology, astronomy, photography, and art. What is light? How do the beautiful and often colorful features in nature appear? What are the best ways of observing and studying these things? How does human vision affect what we see with these phenomena? Join this virtual live event panel discussion for an exploration into light in nature.

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Date Published: 6 August 2021
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Proc. SPIE 11833, Polarization Science and Remote Sensing X, 118330T (6 August 2021);
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Katherine Creath, Optineering (United States)
The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, Univ. of Waterloo (United States)
Lorian Schweikert, The Univ. of North Carolina, Wilmington (United States)
Joseph A. A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
Brian Vohnsen, Univ. College Dublin (Ireland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11833:
Polarization Science and Remote Sensing X
Meredith K. Kupinski; Joseph A. Shaw; Frans Snik, Editor(s)

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