SMP 11/3/07 | Lightning Lights: The Mercury Float Lighthouse Lens or How You float a 4,000lb Lens in 600 lbs of Liquid | Speaker: James Woodward
Saturday, November 3, 2007
170 & 182 Dennison Building
Speaker: James Woodward, Lampist, The Lighthouse Consultant, LLCThe revolutionary concept that took 70 years to create, a wonderfully unique invention that almost came too late. Mercury, the almost-perfect, slightly toxic, weight-bearing material, is not just for barometers and thermometers, anymore.
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.
For more information regarding the Saturday Morning Physics series, see the Physics Department website, or call 734.764.4437