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Luminescence: The Spectrum of Science

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  • Mon 27 Jun ’16, 3:00pm – 4:00pm


Millennium Hotel, Cnr Frankton Road and Stanley Street, Queenstown


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission


Catalyst Trust

Open to the public for one hour only after a day of visits from our local schools, Luminescence is a science and technology of light festival featuring fluorescence, reflection, optical illusions, fibre optics and more! Brought to you by the University of Otago’s Department of Physics, in collaboration with Quantum Science Otago, the Otago Museum and Catalyst Trust, a variety of stalls will display interactive demonstrations suitable for all ages and showing the amazing properties of light and its uses, including make-your-own rainbow shadows and glow-in-the-dark face painting.

Update - Luminescence will also open from 5pm- 5:30pm and 6:30pm-7.30pm on Monday June 27 (before and after Dr Mikkel Andersen’s talk).

If you love the festival, don’t forget to check out Dr Mikkel Andersen’s talk ‘Atomic Lego: The ultimate in small-scale engineering’ on in the evening at 5:30pm. For Dr Andersen's talk, please register at connect@catalystnz.org. Tickets are $5 at the door.

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