Lightsources.org '75 years of science with synchrotron light'

Lightsources.org, which provides a worldwide voice for the light source community, will mark the 75th Anniversary of the first direct visual observation of synchrotron light in a laboratory with a free online symposium on Thursday 28th April at 15:00 UTC+1.

– 75 years of science with synchrotron light –


This special event brings together a panel of experts from the field to give short talks on their perspectives on synchrotron light related achievements that have been made since the 1st laboratory observation on the 24th April 1947. Speakers will be Nobel Laureate Prof. Ada Yonath (Weizmann Institute of Science), Prof. Sir Richard Catlow (University College London), Prof. Henry Chapman (DESY), Dr Paul Tafforeau (ESRF), and Dr Gihan Kamel (SESAME/African Light Source).
During this virtual event, the future of synchrotron science will be explored in relation to upgrades and new facilities.
Through the symposium, Lightsources.org aims to inspire early career scientists, engineers, technicians, computer scientists, science communicators etc who are currently working, or may be interested in, light source related jobs in the future.

Register here: Registration open for 75th Anniversary event on Thursday 28th April – Lightsources.org
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Where – Virtual event via Zoom
When – Thursday 28th April 15:00 – 16:15 UTC +1 (75 Years in 75 minutes!)
Format – A series of talks (10 mins each) covering the history and some of the highlights from the field followed by Q&A and time for sharing your #My1stLight memories.  

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 May 2022 17:52