Rochester U. Offers Free Physics Program for Girls
Applications are due by April 30 for the Pre-College Experience in Physics (PREP) program, open to 9th- and 10th-grade girls, to be held July 7-30 at the University of Rochester. Designed to encourage young women's interest in all areas of science, the day program exposes participants to physics concepts and to the work of professional scientists and engineers. For details and application forms, visit the PREP Web site or contact Connie Jones at (585) 275-5306; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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