Wonderful wavelengths: lights and lasers – Scifest Africa 2015


Did you know that laser stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation? No? You are not alone. Many of us have seen lasers in sci-fi movies like Star Wars and James Bond, but something we may not realise is that lasers special properties are all around us in many everyday things. Watch to find out how exactly lasers work, where you may be using them without even knowing it, and the lengths to which lasers help us perform extraordinary tasks.

Report by Louise Fuller & Rhea MaacDonald

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