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Exploring the Universe with Light

The Department of Physics and Optical Science, In Collaboration with the Charlotte Amateur Astronomy Club, is hosting NASA Mission Systems Engineer Mike Menzel, who will present the keynote talk, “Exploring the Universe with Light.” Menzel, and other invited speakers, will explain the impact optical science and the James Webb Space Telescope have had on our understanding of our environment, from human biology to the evolution of the universe. He will be joined by faculty from the UNC Charlotte Department of Physics and Optical Science Jay Mathews, presenting “Changing the World with Light: Optics and Photonics for the Future” and Susan Trammell, presenting “Light as a Tool to Improve Human Health.”

Saturday, March 23rd from 5:00-7:00PM EST

McKnight Hall in the Cone University Center