Ever wondered how one of the world’s most powerful lasers works? 10,000 times more powerful than the National Grid, Vulcan is a laser facility delivering pulses of light up to one petawatt of energy. A replica will form the centre-piece of the Incredible Power of Light exhibition. Animations, interactive exhibits, hardware and displays tell the story of how lasers impact on our everyday lives. Come along to this exciting exhibition and hear from scientists using this exciting technology in their research. Knowledgeable demonstrators will be present in the exhibition to explain, answer questions and to generally help visitors engage with the displays.
Thursday 19th February - Sunday 1st March 2015, 10am - 5pm (Closed Mondays)
Suitability: ALL AGES
Free to the Public
The exhibition is part of the Northern Ireland Science Festival