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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

Alert:

Because of the impact worldwide of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 International Summer Programmes have been replaced by the Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

This course is part of the .

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

Ever wondered how rainbows are formed? How 3D glasses work? This course introduces the physical nature of light and how its different properties give rise to fantastic optical phenomena from diffraction gratings to mirages to polarisation in 3D glasses. This course will also explore how nature and we as humans have used these phenomena to our advantage.

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Course dates

24 Jul 2016 to 30 Jul 2016

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

04 Jul 2016

Course director

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
UK
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code

P15