Saturday Morning Physics
Fresnel: Before and After


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  • Host Department: Physics
  • Date: 10/27/2007
  • Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Location: 170 & 182 Dennison Building

  • Description: James Woodward will explore the world of lights and lighthouses from pre-historic times to today and beyond. Specifically, he will peak at the work of the early 19th century optical genius, Augustine Fresnel, and his impact on the world of commerce. See how one invention becomes a new – just by viewing it from the opposite side.

    Detailed Information
    All talks are free and refreshments will be served. Visitor parking for the seminars (Central Campus) is across the street from the Dennison Building in the U-M Church Street structure. There is a $2.00 parking charge implemented by U-M Parking Services.

    Contact Information
    For more information regarding the Saturday Morning Physics series, see the Physics Department website, or call 734.764.4437