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2 December 2021 (12:30 - 13:30)

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Catalyst Magazine Live! The Peculiar Powers of Polarisation

Catalyst Magazine Live! presents: The Peculiar Powers of Polarisation

Alan Denton, Quantum Ambassador

What do the navigation of bats, a zebra’s stripes, your phone screen, and the future of a secure internet have in common? They all use polarised light.

Alan will explain how polarisation is used in a range of different technologies and provide a very surprising answer to the apparently simple question….

What colour is Sellotape?

Please note this is a pilot episode for a series due to be launched in January 2022.

Event information

This event is part of series of live STEM subject themed webinars aimed at UK school students aged 16+ studying STEM subjects (GCSE, A ‘level and Scottish Highers) and their educators.

The sessions will be held via Zoom, students and educators are invited to register and participate in the live session. An email with joining instructions will be sent close to the event date to the email address used to make the booking.

Two identical sessions will be held at 12:45 – 13:30 and 15:45 – 16:30.

All webinars will be recorded and made available on the STEM Learning You Tube channel in the Catalyst Magazine Live! playlist. No participants will appear on screen, questions may be posed in the live chat message system or through audio only.

About Catalyst Magazine

The magazine for young people and their educators that expands scientific learning and knowledge. Published three times a year, Catalyst is a free digital science journal for 14 – 19 year olds. Written by academics, scientists, engineers and educators to illustrate scientific research and developments from STEM professionals across the country. Catalyst Magazine brings STEM subjects to life, showcasing real world topics, issues and solutions.

You can access Catalyst Magazine online.

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Location: Online