Pressure of Light Symposium Exhibit at Rauner Library

“On October 5-6, Dartmouth will be hosting the Pressure of Light Symposium celebrating the Wilder Physical Laboratory designation as an American Physical Society Historic Site honoring the first precise measurements of the radiation pressure of light on a macroscopic body by E.F. Nichols and G.F. Hull in 1901-1903.

In conjunction with the event, Rauner Library has mounted a small exhibit of original documents from the experiments drawn from G.F. Hull’s papers. The exhibit will be on display in the Rauner Library Reading Room through October 8, 2012.”

– Library News, 9/28/12

I really hope you get a chance to visit Rauner! They have some neat materials that you can peruse. It’s also a very quiet study space!

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